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Caritas – ending poverty, promoting justice and restoring dignity
Towards a civilization of love
Caritas Internationalis reflects the social mission and core values of the Catholic Church. We believe in dignity, solidarity and stewardship on behalf of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Your contribution makes a difference
Giving to Caritas Internationalis allows us to strengthen the global confederation of over 160 national Catholic charities. We serve all poor people, of all faiths, all over the world.
Caritas – North America
Caritas at work in your region.
Caritas North America consists of three organisations from the United States and Canada that provide some of the largest emergency response, development, advocacy and other programs to the united work of Caritas Internationalis.
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Caritas updates from around the world
Caritas Jordan is paying airfare from Erbil to Amman for 1000 Iraqi Christians fleeing persecution, and then shelter and other aid once they arrive in Jordan.
Caritas Nepal is responding to massive flooding in Nepal, where continuous rainfall last week wiped out homes, roads and crops and sent people fleeing from their homes.
Caritas is providing food, water, bedding and essential living supplies to Christian, Yazidis and other religious minorities as they flee violence in Iraq.