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.
September 1, 2014
August 29, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|29 August 2014|These portraits show the tragedy of Syria’s civil war through the eyes of its children, now living in Lebanon as refugees.
By Caritas Internationalis|27 August 2014|In western Russia, diocesan Caritas members are helping mothers and children who have fled Ukraine. Caritas South of Russia (Diocese of Saratov) is now appealing for €90,000 to respond to the influx of refugees.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 August 2014|Caritas staff in Gaza had been able to take advantage of a now dead ceasefire to deliver essential aid to the worst-hit areas. Now the fighting has resumed, it’s preventing Caritas reaching all those in need.
By Caritas Internationalis|6 August 2014|Shia Muslims, Christians and Yazidi are fleeing violence in their thousands as extremisits seize more territory in the north of Iraqi. Caritas is providing food and other aid to those in desperate need..
July 29, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|29 July 2014|The Israeli offensive in Gaza continues, with civilian casualties, destruction of buildings, damage to infrastructure and internal displacement continuing to rise. During a short ceasefire, CRS reached families whose homes had been totally destroyed.
By Caritas Internationalis|28 July 2014|Jalila Ayyad, the first Christian casualty in the conflict in Gaza, died in her home yesterday when a shell hit. One of her sons, Jeries, is in hospital with serious wounds. Caritas Jerusalem is trying to evacuate him out of Gaza to East Jerusalem.