August 18, 2017

  • Caritas increases the number of chemical toilets, and its distribution of aid such as clothes, shoes and nappies.
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    World Humanitarian Day – highlight on how Caritas workers have responded to the refugee crisis in Europe

World Humanitarian Day – highlight on how Caritas workers have responded to the refugee crisis in Europe

By |18 August 2017|

From the very onset of the crisis in summer 2015, Caritas field workers and volunteers moved into action along the south-east European transit routes and in destination countries, helping refugees and migrants meet their most pressing needs.

June 19, 2017

Fighting famine with the people of Somalia

By |19 June 2017|

Cholera has been contained but Somalia is still facing a worsening humanitarian crisis with 6.7 million people in need of urgent assistance as severe drought sweeps across East Africa.

April 3, 2017

Syria conference must invest in future for refugees

By |3 April 2017|

Caritas agencies call on western countries to do more to help fleeing Syrians, as more than five million people have been forced to cross borders and register as refugees in neighbouring countries.

March 15, 2017

Pope Francis’ seven suggestions to help child migrants

By |15 March 2017|

Do you want to help child migrants? Here are seven suggestions from Pope Francis
  • Conflicts, civil unrest and lack of economic opportunities in the Middle East, Asia and Africa has seen a marked increase in 2015 in the flow of refugees and economic migrants to the European Union
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    Caritas calls for action on the plight of solo refugee and migrant children

Caritas calls for action on the plight of solo refugee and migrant children

By |14 March 2017|

Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who now make up an astonishing half of the world’s total refugees.

February 10, 2017

Life inside a refugee reception centre in Croatia

By |10 February 2017|

Caritas Croatia and Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) are two of the few organisations still present in Porin. They’re working together to support asylum seekers and increase their chances to integrate in Croatia.
  • Caritas Ukraine has deployed an emergency team in Avdiivka
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    More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power

More violence in Eastern Ukraine, thousands are without water and power

By |2 February 2017|

Caritas fears for a humanitarian emergency in eastern Ukraine following an upsurge in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.

January 23, 2017

Caritas helps vulnerable people suffering from cold winter

By |23 January 2017|

Caritas in Serbia is helping vulnerable families by procuring firewood and stoves or paying their electric bills.

More help needed for refugees in Serbia

By |17 January 2017|

More help needed for refugees in Serbia as Caritas provides food in shelters but thousands more face freezing temperatures in the open.

Frozen Europe increases risks for migrants

By |12 January 2017|

Caritas is providing what aid it can to migrants and refugees facing life-threatening conditions after snow and arctic cold blanketed Greece, Serbia and south-eastern Europe.

December 14, 2016

Never Christmas in Syria

By |14 December 2016|

Christmas 2016 message from Caritas Internationalis President, + Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

November 17, 2016

Pope Francis asks Caritas to have a prophetic courage

By |17 November 2016|

Pope Francis asked Caritas to have a prophetic courage "in rejecting everything that demeans human beings and to be “peacemakers and reconcilers between peoples, communities and believers.”

Bringing light to the child migrants in our midst

By |17 November 2016|

On the occasion of Universal Children's Day, Caritas appeals for all possible measure to guarantee the protection and safety of child migrants.

Global day of prayer for Syria with Pope Francis in Sweden

By |4 November 2016|

Caritas organisations prayed around the world including in Damascus and Aleppo as Pope Francis led 10,000 people in Sweden calling for peace in Syria.

October 27, 2016

  • Refugee children wait for the beginning of their classes in Amman, Jordan.
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    Concrete action by Lutherans and Catholics in service of the world’s poor

Concrete action by Lutherans and Catholics in service of the world’s poor

By |27 October 2016|

The Malmö Arena will be the stage for activities focusing on the commitment to common witness and service of Catholics and Lutherans in the world.