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.
May 14, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|13 May 2015|In 2015, Caritas welcomes South Sudan as its newest member. The small African country gained independence in 2011, and its people are experiencing the joys and struggles that come with creating a nation.
By Caritas Internationalis|12 May 2015|The Caritas Internationalis General Assembly (12-17 May) is on the theme of ‘One Human Family, Caring for Creation’. Over 300 delegates will set plans for the next 4 years aimed at improving the lives of those living in poverty and misery.
By Caritas Internationalis|11 May 2015|Caritas reaches remote villages in Nepal were a third of the population have families living abroad as migrant workers.
By Caritas Internationalis|8 May 2015|Caritas thinks ahead, helping local communities alongside displaced ones to prevent conflict beginning between the two. Caritas provides skills training, education and housing – helping people get back home together, back to working and learning.
By Caritas Internationalis|8 May 2015|Rebecca Mulvah is happy to be back home in her village of Balakatala. Rebecca, 34, fled to camp out in the bush, when rumors that her village would be burned by people from a neighbouring one filled her with terror. Her village had Ebola.
By Caritas Internationalis|7 May 2015|In early March, Liberia was counting down to being declared Ebola-free. There had been no new cases for a week - the first time this had happened since May 2014 – and the last survivor was discharged from hospital in Monrovia.
By Caritas Internationalis|6 May 2015|Caritas Nepal has reached 30,000 people with much needed shelter, water and hygiene kits in seven of the most affected districts over the next two months.
By Caritas Internationalis|1 May 2015|Caritas aid missions are reporting that villages in remote areas of Nepal have been utterly devastated by the earthquake. Villages close to the epicentre are 60 percent destroyed with people in urgent need of shelter.