About Caritas InternationalisCaritas Internationalis is the global confederation of 165 Catholic organisations working on behalf of the poor. It is the arm through which the Church delivers its moral mission to help the most vulnerable and excluded people, whatever their religion or race.
March 24, 2017
By Caritas Internationalis|22 March 2017|Caritas Peru launched a campaign which aims to meet the most urgent basic needs for families affected by the landslides and floods.
By Caritas Internationalis|21 March 2017|As the humanitarian crisis worsens in South Sudan, Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe, President of Caritas South Sudan and Bishop of Yei, has warned the country is in a state of collapse with millions of people facing mass starvation.
By Caritas Internationalis|17 March 2017|Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe, President of Caritas South Sudan and Bishop of Yei, will be in Rome from 21 March for a meeting of South Sudan experts to discuss the worsening crisis in his country where famine has been declared in the midst of civil war.
By Caritas Internationalis|16 March 2017|A famine in 2011 left over a quarter of a million people dead in Somalia. The current drought, one of the worst in living memory, is far more severe. Crops have been destroyed. Many villages have been left without water.
By Caritas Internationalis|15 March 2017|Do you want to help child migrants? Here are seven suggestions from Pope Francis
By Caritas Internationalis|14 March 2017|Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who now make up an astonishing half of the world’s total refugees.
February 28, 2017
By Caritas Internationalis|28 February 2017|Parts of South Sudan face famine due to an ongoing civil war, collapse of law and order and drought. William Okot de Toby is the managing director of a diocesan Caritas, Caritas Torit, in the south-eastern part of the country. He answered our questions.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 February 2017|Following the declaration of famine in Unity State, South Sudan this week, the country’s Catholic bishops have issued a powerful pastoral letter condemning the country’s civil war and labelling the famine as “man-made”.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 February 2017|Famine declared in South Sudan with 275,000 children severely malnourished and more than 5 million people urgently in need of food and agricultural assistance.
By Caritas Internationalis|4 February 2017|Jimmy Lopez, 24, was trafficked after he left his family in Honduras to go to the United States. His story reminds us of the vulnerability of child migrants to human trafficking, and the need to protect them and their rights.
By Caritas Internationalis|2 February 2017|Caritas fears for a humanitarian emergency in eastern Ukraine following an upsurge in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.
By Caritas Internationalis|1 February 2017|Caritas organisations and supporters are invited to pray for the child and adolescent victims of human trafficking on 8th February.
January 23, 2017
By Caritas Internationalis|23 January 2017|Caritas in Serbia is helping vulnerable families by procuring firewood and stoves or paying their electric bills.
By Caritas Internationalis|20 January 2017|Italy is opening a humanitarian corridor for refugees from Eritrea, South Sudan and Somalia with the support of Caritas.