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.
Caritas updates from around the world
Caritas Internationalis and the Fidel Götz Foundation are launching the Women Sowers of Development Prize to honour the role of women in solving world hunger.
Third anniversary of the great East Japan earthquake and tsunami: Message of the President of Caritas Japan
Three years have passed since the massive earthquake and tsunami hit Tohoku area of Japan which destroyed and changed lives of so many people in Japan. More than seventeen thousand lives were taken away.
Lenten message from Cardinal Oscar Andrès Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB, President of Caritas Internationalis.”Each of us can live more simply, consume less, waste less and be more conscious of our choices.”