About Caritas InternationalisCaritas Internationalis is the global confederation of 164 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.
October 9, 2015
September 29, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|29 September 2015|Pope Francis throws open a challenge to leaders of states and governments to go beyond making the UN a mere chatter house and to not fall into ‘a declarational nominalism’, where the fashion is to always make declarations ‘without teeth’.
By Caritas Internationalis|28 September 2015|The floods of 2015 will go down in Myanmar’s history as the worst for decades. Government records actually suggest they’ve not been this bad for a century. Over one million people are seriously affected.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 September 2015|Pope Francis’ address to the United Nations this morning was an invitation to us all to change the way in which we see this world.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 September 2015|Caritas has launched an emergency appeal for €250,000 (US$280,000) to help refugees and migrants who are in reception centres and transit camps in Croatia.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 September 2015|Caritas Chile, in collaboration with the Archdiocese of Santiago, has started collecting food, hygiene and household articles for people affected by the earthquake.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 September 2015|Caritas Internationalis and CIDSE have organised a high-level dialogue at the United Nations to make sure the faith voice rings out strong and clear in the run-up to the Paris COP21 climate summit in November.
By Caritas Internationalis|21 September 2015|The SDGs move beyond the Millennium Development Goals which were targets to improve global development between 2000 and 2015.
By Caritas Internationalis|20 September 2015|As individual states and the European Union struggle to come up with an effective and compassionate solution to the refugee crisis, communities and individuals are taking the situation into their own hands to welcome migrants.
By Caritas Internationalis|16 September 2015|India’s economy is said to have doubled since 2008, but the growing disparity between the poor and the rich is still appalling. India is still a home to one third of the world’s poor people.
By Caritas Internationalis|15 September 2015|Caritas is calling for the world to put the poor first and ensure the safe future of the planet by uniting behind the United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals which promise to end extreme poverty, tackle inequality and take action on climate change by 2030.