No matter where we are in the world, vulnerable women and children face similar hardships. Membership of the World Union of Catholic Women’s Organisation (WUCWO) gives us an important, worldwide view of the issues facing women.
The WUCWO General Assemblies give us Resolutions that help us look at our society and formulate our priorities. Fighting to stop human trafficking and exploitation of workers, eliminating sexual harm and violence against women, increasing holiness, caring for nature, and combating climate change…
The President General of WUCWO has asked member organisations worldwide to embrace the Laudato Si Action Platform that was launched from the Vatican in November 2022. This is a seven-year programme of responses and action to the Luadato Si Seven Goals. Catholic Women’s League of Aotearoa NZ has decided to focus first on the goals relating to the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. By taking action to address the cry of the land we also must respond to the cry of the poor.
Manaaki whenua, Manaaki tangata, Haere whakamua
Care for the planet, Care for the people, Go forward
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