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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
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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.
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Caritas updates from around the world
Research by Secours Catholique-Caritas France shows that economic exploitation is the most common manifestation of trafficking among people escaping conflict or emergencies.
Life conditions in Gaza can only lead to a growing hatred. Some wonder what will become of the young generation.
Caritas president Cardinal Luis Tagle and young Caritas representatives from seven regions will meet pilgrims at World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, to discuss the joys and challenges of serving through Caritas.