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.
January 8, 2016
By Caritas Internationalis|5 January 2016|Caritas says people fleeing Boko Haram fighters are facing a “tragedy” in Niger. Tens of thousands of people are living under trees or out in the open after escaping from their towns and villages in the wake of the fundamentalist insurgent advances.
December 31, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|17 December 2015|Caritas is appealing for support for Ukraine to help people caught in conflict get through the winter. The appeal for Euros 1.5 million will focus on shelter, winterisation, psycho-social support and access to basic health services.
By Caritas Internationalis|15 December 2015|Dirty, demanding and dangerous – these are the types of jobs that migrants often find themselves doing when they leave their homes.
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.