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.
December 15, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|11 December 2015|"We were hoping for courage and creativity from leaders to tackle climate change, yet the draft agreement lacks ambition and does not offer an adequate solution to this global emergency," says Caritas.
By Caritas Internationalis|8 December 2015|Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Caritas president, has echoed Pope Francis’ call to join “the revolution of tenderness” by inviting Caritas organisations to open their own Holy Door of Mercy
By Caritas Internationalis|7 December 2015|In 2015, almost a million refugees and migrants have crossed the Mediterranean from the Middle East and North Africa to Europe. They’re escaping war, persecution and poverty. Aid agencies like Caritas are often the only help available.
By Caritas Internationalis|4 December 2015|The Amazon in particular will suffer from further global warming that will endanger the forests.
November 30, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|24 November 2015|Caritas and CIDSE say that the UN climate summit in Paris (COP21) needs to respond to the urgency of dangerous climate change but also serve as a milestone for creating a unified vision for the future of humanity leaving no one behind.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 November 2015|Caritas is appealing for funds help build farmers’ and communties’ resilience to drought in response to food shortages in Ethiopia.
By Caritas Internationalis|24 November 2015|Without the leadership of Europe and other industrialised countries, strategies to mitigate climate change will not be successful.
By Caritas Internationalis|23 November 2015|Find here some Caritas resources on climate including films, reports, stories and prayers.
By Caritas Internationalis|20 November 2015|What Caritas wants from COP21 is very simple: that world leaders reach a binding and just agreement to reduce gas emissions which will then be introduced in national law.
By Caritas Internationalis|17 November 2015|Global temperatures averaging almost 1oC above normal. For people in some parts of the world, this might still seem like a technical measurement, or a future concern. For us in Oceania, it is rapidly becoming a matter of life or death.