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.
September 23, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|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.
By Caritas Internationalis|19 September 2016|Demand for aid has risen dramatically. More than 10.2 million people now need emergency food assistance, 1.2 million women and children need supplementary food aid, 400,000 children are suffering from severe malnutrition.
By Caritas Internationalis|16 September 2016|Different community and faith leaders will come together on the evening of 21 September at the United Nations in New York to “break bread” in a celebration of a shared commitment to achieving zero hunger in our lifetime.
By Caritas Internationalis|1 September 2016|Caritas is committed to fighting against the sale and trafficking of men, women and children into slavery as beggars, prostitutes and forced labourers.
August 31, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|31 August 2016|The Italian government has declared a state of emergency for the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria affected by the earthquake of 24 August. Caritas Italy and local Church staff are working to provide aid there in support of affected people.
By Caritas Internationalis|31 August 2016|Caritas Internationalis (CI) and the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People will organize an international conference on human trafficking within and from Africa, in Abuja, Nigeria.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 August 2016|Caritas and church volunteers have been providing food to rescue workers and people affected by Wednesday’s earthquake in central Italy.