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.
July 13, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|10 July 2015|The president of Caritas Central African Republic is one of three people to be chosen for an international award for their work in inter-religious dialogue.
By Caritas Internationalis|10 July 2015|Government representatives should go beyond national selfishness and short-term interests if they want to reach a satisfactory agreement to respect the dignity and participation of all states, especially the most fragile ones...
June 25, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|25 June 2015|Caritas Internationalis spoke at the 29th session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva(25 June 2015) within the scope of the Universal Period Review (EPU) of Spain.
By Caritas Internationalis|21 June 2015|Migrant domestic workers should be treated with the same respect as any other worker: “Treat others as you want to be treated”. That's the message of a film by Caritas Lebanon to coincide with forth anniversary of an internation convention setting labour standards for domestic workers.
By Caritas Internationalis|18 June 2015|“What kind of world do we want to leave to those who come after us, to children who are now growing up?” asks Pope Francis in his first encyclical, as he offers a positive plan to tackle climate change, inequality, poverty and exclusion.
By Caritas Internationalis|18 June 2015|The world’s poorest people are being hit hardest by climate extremes. Typhoons and floods destroy entire communities, damaging homes and property. Drought, erratic rainfall, or unpredictable growing seasons lead to smaller harvests, or no harvests at all--leaving millions hungry.
By Caritas Internationalis|3 June 2015|Unlike many other conflict zones around the world, Abyei is not filled with non-governmental organizations providing assistance to the population. Many NGOs are afraid that working in Abyei will anger government officials in Khartoum, who could then deny them access to Darfur and other troubled areas.
May 25, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|25 May 2015|Caritas has reached 100,000 people (21,000 households) with aid in the last four weeks since a major earthquake hit Nepal.