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.
March 16, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|14 March 2015|People on the South Pacific island of Vanuatu sheltered in churches and schools as a powerful tropical cyclone hit overnight. Scores are feared dead and thousands affected in one of the largest cyclones to hit the country.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 March 2015|Four years of war have left Syria in ruins, millions of people have fled and the violence has spread across the region. Caritas is providing aid to 1.2 million people.
By Caritas Internationalis|5 March 2015|Courageous Syrian refugees and Nicaraguan farmers are the winners of the first-ever “Women, Sowers of Development” award, given to groups that empower women and fight hunger.
By Caritas Internationalis|3 March 2015|A Church network to protect the Amazon has been officially launched at the Vatican with the support of Caritas.
February 26, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|20 February 2015|Around 1.5 million Ukrainians in the east of the country have been uprooted by war. People who had homes and jobs find themselves crammed into a small room or two and are largely dependent on charity. Caritas has so far helped people with essential aid.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 February 2015|Syrian refugees in Lebanon were hit by more bad weather this week as Storm Yohan covered their flimsy shelters with inches of snow and freezing winds whipped through the camps. The refugees worked in sub-zero temperatures to protect their temporary homes.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 February 2015|Pope Francis reminds us that Lent is an invitation to renewal for the Church and among the faithful. To be able to respond to this invitation, Pope Francis warns us against the ‘globalisation of indifference’.
January 27, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|27 January 2015|Caritas warns that refugees from the Central African Republic will suffer if funding by the international community isn’t increased this year.
By Caritas Internationalis|15 January 2015|As Pope Francis makes his historic wisit to the Philippines, Caritas Philippines is asking for help in addressing the issue of climate change. The pope will meet families who survived natural disasters like Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda).
By Caritas Internationalis|14 January 2015|Syrians and Iraqis struggling to cope with war in their own countries or as refugees far from home are now facing freezing weather conditions as one of the worst winter storms in decades hits the Middle East.