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.
August 31, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|25 August 2016|Caritas and church volunteers have been providing food to rescue workers and people affected by Wednesday’s earthquake in central Italy.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 August 2016|A strong earthquake struck central Italy early on 24 August, causing severe destruction to buildings and the loss of life. Caritas aid operations have begun to reach survivors.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 August 2016|Caritas is launching an emergency appeal to help people who’ve been hit by floods in Assam and Bihar in India. Millions of people have been displaced and over 150 have lost their lives as a result of the floods.
By Caritas Internationalis|11 August 2016|Caritas Niger says there have been several deadly attacks by Boko Haram militants recently, forcing thousands to flee their homes in Niger and neigbouring Nigeria.
By Caritas Internationalis|9 August 2016|I travelled to Rabat and went to Caritas. They gave me some clothes and medication and they paid for a place for me to live.
By Caritas Internationalis|9 August 2016|Sixty million people were either refugees or forcibly displaced in 2015. Martina Liebsch, head of policy and advocacy at Caritas Internationalis, looks at why such large movements of people are challenging nations and individuals.
By Caritas Internationalis|5 August 2016|Elvine, 37, paid 6,000 Euro to people smugglers to make the tough journey through the desert from Cameroon to Libya, passing through Chad, Niger, Mali and Libya. She was heading for Tripoli where a family friend had offered to give her refuge.
July 31, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|31 July 2016|Daniel Hale encourages young people from Caritas to use their voices for the poor and to fight injustice.
By Caritas Internationalis|27 July 2016|I'm going to celebrate with Pope Francis in high spirits, in the land of our beloved Pope John Paul II, to ask on behalf of the young people of Venezuela and the Latin America and Caribbean region that the Beatitudes be embodied in our lives.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 July 2016|Research by Secours Catholique-Caritas France shows that economic exploitation is the most common manifestation of trafficking among people escaping conflict or emergencies.
By Caritas Internationalis|13 July 2016|Caritas president Cardinal Luis Tagle and young Caritas representatives from seven regions will meet pilgrims at World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland, to discuss the joys and challenges of serving through Caritas.
By Caritas Internationalis|5 July 2016|Pope Francis is urging governments to find a political solution to the war in Syria as part of the Caritas Internationalis ‘Syria: Peace is Possible’ campaign