April 1, 2015
February 13, 2015
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|13 February 2015|Lent is a time in which we are called back on our path to follow Christ. It is a time when we are called to renewal and when we are invited to reaffirm our relationship with brothers and sisters as one human family.
December 23, 2014
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|16 December 2014|One positive result of the tsunami is that our Caritas national organisations and their ties with communities are strengthened. They’ve been able to use that strength as a gateway for other integral human development efforts.
November 30, 2014
September 23, 2014
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|23 September 2014|At a time when people need more than ever to have a family around them to help cushion the repeated blows dealt by this time of crisis, people are finding themselves increasingly alone and isolated. Even when they have a family, people often don’t feel valued as part of society.
July 31, 2014
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|31 July 2014|Caritas Internationalis President says that there must be an urgent end to the fighting, a lifting of the blockade and a negotiated settlement to end the slaughter of children and innocents.
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|9 July 2014|In the western hemisphere, the Church’s role as defender of migrants and refugees is more important than ever, as those on the move continue to be subject to abuse, exploitation, and violence.
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|9 July 2014|Unfortunately rather than creating the conditions for a “globalisation of spirit” where we live in a state of peaceful co-existence and fraternity, we are increasingly experiencing a “globalisation of indifference”.
June 4, 2014
By Oscar Andrés Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga, s.d.b.|4 June 2014|Pope Francis has invited Israeli and Palestinian leaders to the Vatican to pray for peace in the Holy Land this Pentecost Sunday. Caritas Internationalis President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga reflects on the pope's call to prayer.
April 16, 2014
March 5, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|5 March 2014|Lenten message from Cardinal Oscar Andrès Rodríguez Maradiaga SDB, President of Caritas Internationalis."Each of us can live more simply, consume less, waste less and be more conscious of our choices."
January 31, 2014
By Caritas Internationalis|31 January 2014|Fr. Pierre Cibambo, Caritas Internationalis Ecclesiastical Assistant, writes that Pope Francis makes a renewed appeal for us to seek new ways together to give back dignity to the poor in his first Apostolic Exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium.
December 24, 2013
November 28, 2013
By Caritas Internationalis|28 November 2013|Regrettably, people living with or affected by HIV continue to face discrimination, stigma, and even violence. Caritas works toward acceptance and accompaniment of all people living with HIV.