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 4, 2016
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.
September 29, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|29 September 2016|Pope Francis met with Church workers on the crisis in Syria and Iraq 29 September in the Vatican. There were representatives of 40 Catholic aid agencies and Churches engaged there in humanitarian operations, including Caritas organisations.
By Caritas Internationalis|27 September 2016|Nowhere is the level of destruction in Syria more evident than in the city of Homs. One of the first theatres of war between government and rebel forces, the sprawling, ancient metropolis has been turned into a post-apocalyptic landscape.