Caritas not only helps trafficked people by giving practical help and advice in towns and villages, but we also try to influence public opinion and advocate to key players as the Pope has called us to do.
Wars, disasters, poverty and a lack of city planning and protection of human rights means a large proportion of the world's population doesn’t have access to adequate housing.
Caritas upholds the position that human rights regarding cities and adequate housing should be at the heart of the New Urban Agenda.
The Vatican secretary of state addressed a side event on migrants and refugees co-organised by Caritas and the ICMC at the United Nations.
The simple tenet of sharing food with others who have none runs through all religions. The act of ‘breaking bread’ was the inspiration for the eponymous event held on 21 September during the UN General Assembly’s High Level Week in New York.
At the One Human Family, One Voice, No Human Trafficking conference, trafficking victims describe how easy it can be to fall prey to traffickers and how hard it can be to escape.