Inside Calais’s migrant camp

Por |28 August 2015|

For some migrants, Calais is the last stage of their journey before reaching the United Kingdom. For others, it’s a limbo. “Jungle 2” is a new site for the migrants, tolerated by the local authorities. There are between 2000 and 3000 people there. Secours Catholique (Caritas France) is working with others to improve the conditions there.

The growing migration crisis

Por |25 August 2015|

At a global level it is time to act. For too long governments have thought that they could solve human mobility with half-hearted measures. It is now time to act, to show solidarity, give protection to those who need it, enhance the efforts for peace and invest in development.

Paediatric HIV top priority says leading AIDS researcher

Por |21 August 2015|

A well-known AIDS researcher affirms the goal of Caritas Internationalis “HAART for Children Campaign,” which began in 2009 to promote early diagnosis and treatment of mothers and children living with HIV infection

South eastern Europe sees growing rise in refugees

Por |21 August 2015|

Migrants fleeing poverty and persecution in the Middle East, Africa and Asia are trying to get to the European Union through Turkey, Macedonia and Serbia. They face harsh conditions.

Religious leaders in CAR awarded for peace efforts

Por |20 August 2015|

Christian and Muslim religious leaders from the Central African Republic received an international award for their role in preventing sectarian war in their country.

Aid reaching flood-hit Pakistan

Por |18 August 2015|

As heavy rains hit Pakistan, we hear the story of Lucia Bibi, who was buried alive with her children after the thatched roof of her house collapsed during a heavy downpour. Find out how Caritas is helping.
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    Preguntas y respuestas con el arzobispo de CAR Dieudonné Nzapalainga

Preguntas y respuestas con el arzobispo de CAR Dieudonné Nzapalainga

Por |17 August 2015|

La plataforma interreligiosa por la paz respaldada por Caritas que se propone acabar con el conflicto en la República Centroafricana (CAR) es la ganadora del premio Sergio Vieira de Mello 2015.

Kidnappings in Quaryatayn in Syria

Por |11 August 2015|

Syria is being destroyed, day by day, village by village. Raqqa, Idlib, Palmyra and Assyrian villages in Al-Khabour have fallen to Jihadist and fanatic groups. Now it is the turn of Quaryatayn, where 250 Christians have been kidnapped.

Educación para niños iraquíes desplazados

Por |7 August 2015|

Una de las principales cosas que se deja atrás cuando una familia se ve desplazada por la guerra es la educación del niño. Si se le deja sin escolarizar durante un prolongado periodo de tiempo, las consecuencias a largo plazo en la vida y las posibilidades del niño pueden ser devastadoras.
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    Migrants and asylum seekers are vulnerable to modern slavery

Migrants and asylum seekers are vulnerable to modern slavery

Por |6 August 2015|

The most vulnerable to slavery conditions are those who, due to poverty, lack of other possibilities or indebtedness, accept irregular work and fall prey to traffickers who severely exploit them and make it impossible for them to leave.

Refugio para los iraquíes desplazados por ISIS

Por |6 August 2015|

La casa de Wesal Badel daba la sensación de cueva más que de casa. Estaba hecha de barro, no tenía ventanas para la iluminación o la ventilación y la falta de una puerta de entrada hacía que serpientes y escorpiones a menudo consiguieran entrar dentro.

Las incertidumbres de los cristianos en Irak

Por |6 August 2015|

Desde junio de 2014, el avance del Estado Islámico ha causado la migración masiva de miles de nuestros cristianos, así como de otras minorías como los yazidis y los cristianos, a la región iraquí de Kurdistán.
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    Caritas helps displaced people in the north of Iraqi Kurdistan

Caritas helps displaced people in the north of Iraqi Kurdistan

Por |4 August 2015|

"They stopped me and my wife and children at a roadblock. Then they kept us in a cell for nine months. I was often tortured there...We were very lucky. They released us on payment of a ransom...and because we agreed to become Moslems."
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    Migrants suffer in a Greece struggling to cope with economic crisis

Migrants suffer in a Greece struggling to cope with economic crisis

Por |30 July 2015|

Tens of thousands of migrants and refugees keep arriving to the Greek islands of Kos, Lesvos and Chios.

Dalits en Nepal: “No nos dejó de lado”

Por |24 July 2015|

La ayuda para Kamala, una mujer dalit, llegó de la reducida minoría de 8.000 católicos en Nepal.

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