June 13, 2016
February 22, 2016
By Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle|22 February 2016|Humanitarian system of donors and UN agencies fails too often to respect or engage with local organisations, including faith leadership and institutions. They tend to lead from the top rather than valuing the experience and practices of those who are already working in communities.
By Caritas Internationalis|16 February 2016|Pope Francis has invited us all on a journey in the Holy Year of Mercy at the end of 2015. The first stop on this “expedition” is own hearts.
December 8, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|8 December 2015|Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Caritas president, has echoed Pope Francis’ call to join “the revolution of tenderness” by inviting Caritas organisations to open their own Holy Door of Mercy
November 20, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|20 November 2015|What Caritas wants from COP21 is very simple: that world leaders reach a binding and just agreement to reduce gas emissions which will then be introduced in national law.
July 10, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|10 July 2015|Government representatives should go beyond national selfishness and short-term interests if they want to reach a satisfactory agreement to respect the dignity and participation of all states, especially the most fragile ones...
By Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle|10 July 2015|Caritas is the living Word of God in the poor communities of the world. It is a free-flowing river of love and hope which nourishes and has an enormous natural power to bring about change.
April 1, 2015
By Caritas Internationalis|1 April 2015|Through the Risen Christ, the world re-enters in the harmony and we all become one in Him, because with Him “ There is neither Jew, nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Gal 3:28).
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.