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.
June 19, 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.
By Caritas Internationalis|5 June 2014|One of the important ministerial sessions at the Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, being held in London from 10-13 June, will be about the role and responsibilities of faith networks in helping to bring to an end this terrible crime.
May 30, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|28 May 2014|The Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro, UNAIDS and the city’s state university joined their voices on 23 May to promote equality and the elimination of stigma and discrimination. Caritas Internationalis was present.
By Caritas Internationalis|26 May 2014|"My thoughts are also for the charity work performed by Church institutions like Caritas Jordan and others, who, by caring for the needy without distinction of religion, ethnicity or ideology, have shown the splendor of the charitable face of the merciful Jesus.," said Pope Francis on Holy Land pilgrimmage.
By Caritas Internationalis|22 May 2014|Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga met with a group of Syrian refugees in Jordan and shared with them a message of solidarity from Pope Francis.