October, 2011

Month Archive

Remarks by Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, on the importance of peace and justice for the Caritas Confederation.

Remarks by Michel Roy, Secretary General of Caritas Internationalis, on the importance of peace and justice for the Caritas Confederation.

Read in French On 27 October in Assisi, Italy, Michel Roy of Caritas Internationalis will participate in a Day of Reflection, Dialogue, and Prayer for Peace and Justice in the World. The event is being convened by Pope Benedict XVI to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the first World Day for Peace, begun by his ...

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Photo gallery: Life in Pakistan’s flood zone

Poor communities are still in need of aid three months after floods devastated Pakistan’s Sindh province. Caritas Pakistan, Catholic Relief Services (CRS is a US Caritas member) and Trócaire (Caritas Ireland) are providing shelter, food, seeds and tools to families who have lost everything. Photographer Asad Zaidi travelled to Sindh with Caritas Pakistan to see people affected ...

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No Plan B in Ethiopia

No Plan B in Ethiopia

The food crisis in East Africa hit the headlines over the summer. Resources were mobilised around the world to support communities in need as drought in Kenya, Ethiopia and Somalia put millions of people in peril. Val Morgan of SCIAF (Caritas Scotland) reports from southern Ethiopia that although the news attention may have moved on, ...

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