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Reflections on return from the Holy Land

A blog by Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand Director Julianne Hickey on 29 November 2019.

I rejoiced with those who said to me,
"Let us go to the house of the Lord."

Caritas participates in international conference on migration

This week, Julianne Hickey, the Director of Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, is attending a conference in Bangkok to discuss issues surrounding child protection, human trafficking and labour migration

Caritas supports Samoa in the face of measles outbreak

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is reaching out to help our partners in Samoa as they work to fight the ongoing measles epidemic in their country.

Caritas celebrates 50 years with the Diocese of Palmerston North

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand celebrated its 'Jubilee Year' this year, representing 50 years since national bodies were established for justice, peace and development, including the provision of Cat

Statement about Central African Republic

We are shocked and deeply saddened to learn that a convicted child abuser was appointed as the Country Director for Caritas Central African Republic (CAR).

Caritas takes its 50 years celebration to Palmerston North

This year Caritas has celebrated a series of Masses to mark 50 years since New Zealand Catholic Bishops established various bodies for aid, justice and peace in Aotearoa New Zealand and overseas.

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust