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“Let us sing as we go”: Looking forward with hope

In this sixth post of the Laudato Si’ blog series, we share songs of lament, hope and love for the earth as we look to the future of our common home.

Caring for land, caring for people in the urban environment

In the fifth post of our Laudato Si' Week blog series, we profile the work of Earth Promise Gardens/Papatūānuku ki Taurangi in Ellerslie, Auckland.

Youth and environmental justice

In the fourth post of the Caritas blog series marking Laudato Si’ Week 2020, Mareta Tana, Communications Assistant for Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand, reflects on the importance of young people in the fight for environmental justice.

Farming for sustainability in Fiji

In the third post of the Caritas blog series for Laudato Si' Week 2020, Martin de Jong, coordinator for the State of the Environment for Oceania report series, shares on the work of Tutu Rural Training Centre in Fiji.

Old ways and new blend together in work of restoration

The second post of the Caritas blog series for Laudato Si' Week 2020 reflects on the long-term restoration of people and forest in Northland, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Caring for our Common Home in Oceania

This first post of the Caritas blog series marking Laudato Si'  Week 2020 reflects on the connection between our region and the global call to care for our common home.

Relationship is Key in Cambodia COVID-19 Response

Our partners in Cambodia, Development and Partnership in Action (DPA), are using their relationships with rural communities and authorities to respond to the pandemic.

COVID-19 Awareness in Kiribati: A Multi-Level Partnership

The Kiribati Health Champions are going out into their communities to raise awareness of COVID-19.

Struggle continues to protect Namosi from mining in Fiji

March 2020: Kositatino Tikomaibolatagane from Caritas Fiji and the Catholic Archdiocese of Suva reports on a recent visit by a World Council of Churches (WCC) delegation to Fiji.

Clean water: a basic for survival and safety

For World Water Day 2020 (22 March) – a reflection on the need for safe water in our region.

Cardinal calls for end to ‘selfish policies’ in deep sea mining discussion in PNG

Written by Nigel Akuani, through the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands

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Tutu ana te puehu - Stirring up the dust