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- 2 April, 2023
You can help poor communities, bishop tells students
Sydney Auxiliary Bishop Richard Umbers has urged Catholic school students to reflect more deeply on the challenges faced by communities living in poverty overseas and consider practical ways to offer them ongoing help. Source: The Catholic Weekly.
Caritas hears the cries of the desperate
After driving down a dry riverbed, 18 kilometres from the nearest road, Caritas Australia chief Kirsty Robertson arrived at the Ethiopian village where the charity worked and met a woman named Mali. Source: The Catholic Leader.
Charities call for $110m funding boost for hunger hotspots
A $110 million increase in foreign aid to global hunger hotspots from the Australian Government could help avoid a catastrophe, says Caritas Australia together with a group of aid organisations. Source: Canberra Times.
Caritas welcomes Government’s $33m commitment to humanitarian aid
Caritas Australia has welcomed the Albanese Government’s announcement it will contribute an additional $25 million to help address food insecurity in the Horn of Africa, Yemen and Pakistan, and a further $8 million for earthquake assistance in Türkiye and Syria.
Caritas urges Government to increase foreign aid in Budget
Caritas Australia has called on the Albanese Government to honour its pre-election promises by increasing foreign aid in tomorrow’s federal Budget.