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Caritas – ending poverty, promoting justice and restoring dignity

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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

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  • Breaking Bread: Forging an interfaith pathway to Zero Hunger

Breaking Bread: Forging an interfaith pathway to Zero Hunger

  • 23 September 2016
The simple tenet of sharing food with others who have none runs through all religions. The act of ‘breaking bread’ was the inspiration for the eponymous event held on 21 September during the UN General Assembly’s High Level Week in New York.

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