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.
September 8, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|1 September 2016|Caritas is committed to fighting against the sale and trafficking of men, women and children into slavery as beggars, prostitutes and forced labourers.
August 31, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|31 August 2016|The Italian government has declared a state of emergency for the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, Marche and Umbria affected by the earthquake of 24 August. Caritas Italy and local Church staff are working to provide aid there in support of affected people.
By Caritas Internationalis|31 August 2016|Caritas Internationalis (CI) and the Pontifical Council for the Pastoral Care of Migrants and Itinerant People will organize an international conference on human trafficking within and from Africa, in Abuja, Nigeria.
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.