About Patrick NicholsonPatrick Nicholson is Director of Communications at Caritas Internationalis. He focuses on disasters and conflict, food and climate change, HIV and health, migration and trafficking, development and general issues around the operations of Caritas around the world.
July 2, 2014
By Patrick Nicholson|2 July 2014|Syrians continue to flee the war in their country, crossing the border to Lebanon and other neighbouring countries. Even if it is to face a life of uncertainty as a refugee, they say they have no choice because they have to save their children.
March 12, 2014
January 27, 2014
By Patrick Nicholson|27 January 2014|Over three million Syrian children have dropped out of school since the crisis began. Caritas is working in Lebanon and Jordan with Syrian refugees, to help children get back to school.
December 20, 2013
By Patrick Nicholson|18 December 2013|Central African Republic is marking first anniversary of rebeelion that has plunged the country into chaos. Despite the anarchy, the Bishop of Bossangoa is looking to Advent for hope.
By Patrick Nicholson|17 December 2013|Caritas is providing aid after tens of thousands of Ethiopian migrant workers are expelled from Saudi Arabia
By Patrick Nicholson|12 December 2013|Cheers rang out from the 40,000 people trapped in the Catholic Mission in Bossangoa as peacekeeping troops arrived. “It came as a huge relief,” said Fr. Alain Eouanzoui, the Vicar General of Bossangoa, “We believe the nightmare might soon be over.”
By Patrick Nicholson|12 December 2013|One month since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, Caritas organisations have been providing aid to affected communities.