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.
July 18, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|14 July 2014|Caritas and other organisations will look at progress made on HIV/AIDS during a three-day faith-based conference in Melbourne, Australia, ahead of the International AIDS Conference.
By Caritas Internationalis|11 July 2014|Over 90 Gazans have been killed following four days of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza. Militants have also been firing hundreds of rockets from Gaza into Israel. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said the situation ‘is on a knife-edge’.
By Caritas Internationalis|9 July 2014|Morocco used to be a ‘transit country’ for migrants – one through which they would pass on their way to Europe. Now, more and more migrants are settling in Morocco. Europe wants Morocco to be a ‘guardian’ so the migrants stay there.
June 30, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|19 June 2014|In too many other countries, both European and non-European, children are still detained for the sole reason of asking international protection or for being on the territory without permission.
By Caritas Internationalis|17 June 2014|Message by Msgr Antoine Audo, president of Caritas Syria: "...We ask that fighting ceases and that the arms trade which feeds the war in Syria is stopped. Help Syria refind the path to reconciliation and peace through the support of the international community..."
By Caritas Internationalis|16 June 2014|On World Refugee Day, Caritas urges nations around the world to give Syrian refugees a humanitarian entry visa to help guarantee their safety and well-being as they flee the war in their country.
By Caritas Internationalis|16 June 2014|Caritas has campaigned for countries to ratify the Convention on Domestic Workers as this would offer protection from abuses and reinforce the rights of people who work in other people’s homes either caring for family members or cooking or cleaning.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 June 2014|It was only when we were on the plane flying to Greece that I realised something was wrong. The woman gave me a document with a name that wasn’t mine.
By Caritas Internationalis|6 June 2014|Caritas has fought labour exploitation for years, tracing trafficked children and providing them with reintegration support.