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.
November 9, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|7 November 2016|At COP22, Caritas wants to especially defend the position of African countries and communities. Africa still remains vulnerable to the impacts of climate change despite having been the least contributor to it.
By Caritas Internationalis|4 November 2016|Caritas organisations prayed around the world including in Damascus and Aleppo as Pope Francis led 10,000 people in Sweden calling for peace in Syria.
October 27, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|27 October 2016|The Malmö Arena will be the stage for activities focusing on the commitment to common witness and service of Catholics and Lutherans in the world.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 October 2016|Eighty percent of the population in Central African Republic depends on humanitarian aid. The key thing that the country needs the most is security.
By Caritas Internationalis|25 October 2016|Caritas is focusing on ensuring Haitians have food, clean water and hygiene items and shelter. Clean water is in short supply and poor sanitation threatens to trigger another outbreak of cholera.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 October 2016|Caritas not only helps trafficked people by giving practical help and advice in towns and villages, but we also try to influence public opinion and advocate to key players as the Pope has called us to do.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 October 2016|Seeing the destruction wrought by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti’s South and Grand Anse is beyond anything that we could have imagined. The land has been washed away by the storm says Fr. Jean-Hervé Francois, director general of Caritas Haiti.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 October 2016|Caritas upholds the position that human rights regarding cities and adequate housing should be at the heart of the New Urban Agenda.
By Caritas Internationalis|4 October 2016|Hurricane Matthew is battering the Caribbean nation with high winds, heavy rains and storm surges. The government has declared a state of red alert. “The effect of the hurricane in the south of Haiti is catastrophic,” said Fr Jean-Hervé François, director of Caritas Haiti.