Three months since Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake, Caritas Nepal is reaching some of the country’s remotest communities with life-saving aid before the monsoon rains intensify.
When words of greeting, encouragement, and prayerful solidarity were read out from Pope Francis, strong applause was heard among the six thousand participants in the Opening Session of the International AIDS Society’s 8th Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
Caritas leaders said that ending hunger by 2025 is an achievable goal if we support family and small scale farming during Caritas Day at the Milan 2015 Expo.
Caritas Internationalis’ General Assembly has closed with member organisations adopting a vision of “One Human Family, Caring for Creation”.
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila, Philippines has been elected as the new president of Caritas Internationalis at the confederation's 20th General Assembly in Rome.
The Caritas Internationalis General Assembly (12-17 May) is on the theme of ‘One Human Family, Caring for Creation’. Over 300 delegates will set plans for the next 4 years aimed at improving the lives of those living in poverty and misery.
Over 800 people died in a migrant shipwreck off the coast of Libya. Only 27 people are thought to have survived the tragedy. Caritas Catania was at the port when their ship arrived at midnight in Sicily. Don Piero Galvano, director of Caritas Catania gives his thoughts.