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Caritas New Zealand Charity Profile
Caritas is the Catholic agency for justice, peace and development. Caritas can be translated as “love in action”, which means that we work to make a real difference in the lives of people living with poverty or injustice. Gospel values and Catholic social teaching provide the foundation and framework for our work.
Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand is part of Caritas Internationalis, which is a confederation of 162 Catholic aid, development and social justice agencies from around the world. Caritas agencies work in over 200 countries and territories. The Caritas Internationalis network is one of the largest non-government aid and development agency in the world. It has consultative status with the World Food Programme, UNESCO and UNICEF.