Pope Francis opens Caritas General Assembly

Por |13 May 2015|

In Mass celebrated for the opening of Caritas’ General Assembly, Pope Francis spoke of our responsibility to look after the planet and to feed the hungry.

Second major earthquake hits Nepal

Por |12 May 2015|

Nepal was rocked by a strong earthquake today, two weeks after a massive quake hit the Asian country. Caritas teams are looking to respond.
  • Cardinal Rodríguez Maradiaga will step down as president after eight years. Candidates for president are Archbishop Youssef Soueif, president of Caritas Cyprus and Cardinal Luis Tagle, Archbishop of Manila. Photo by Elodie Perriot/Caritas
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    El Papa Francisco inaugurará la Asamblea General de Caritas Internationalis sobre el cuidado de la creación

El Papa Francisco inaugurará la Asamblea General de Caritas Internationalis sobre el cuidado de la creación

Por |12 May 2015|

Un importante encuentro de las organizaciones de Caritas Internationalis alrededor del mundo da inicio el 12 de mayo con una misa especial que será celebrada por el Papa Francisco en la Basílica de San Pedro.

Caritas reaches families of Nepalese migrant workers

Por |11 May 2015|

Caritas reaches remote villages in Nepal were a third of the population have families living abroad as migrant workers.

Remote areas in Nepal still need aid

Por |9 May 2015|

Caritas teams travelling through Sindhupalchok from Kathmandu up to the Tibetan border to identify the needs of the people find horrific levels of destruction and people still needing help.
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    ‘Por la paz, la gente y el planeta “- Exposición Cáritas

‘Por la paz, la gente y el planeta “- Exposición Cáritas

Por |8 May 2015|

La promoción y el mantenimiento de la paz no son tareas fáciles. Hay muchos obstáculos en el camino y hay conflictos que, aunque se transformen en paz, puede luego reavivarse rápidamente.
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    Sadness and strength in the face of Ebola in Liberia: the survivors tell their stories

Sadness and strength in the face of Ebola in Liberia: the survivors tell their stories

Por |8 May 2015|

Rebecca Mulvah is happy to be back home in her village of Balakatala. Rebecca, 34, fled to camp out in the bush, when rumors that her village would be burned by people from a neighbouring one filled her with terror. Her village had Ebola.
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    Vigilance, soap and bleach saves lives! Caritas’ outreach campaigns in Liberia

Vigilance, soap and bleach saves lives! Caritas’ outreach campaigns in Liberia

Por |7 May 2015|

In early March, Liberia was counting down to being declared Ebola-free. There had been no new cases for a week - the first time this had happened since May 2014 – and the last survivor was discharged from hospital in Monrovia.

Plea from beseiged Aleppo

Por |6 May 2015|

Caritas staff in the beseiged Syrian city of Aleppo report on an unfolding humanitarian disaster and make an impassioned plea for outside help.

Caritas reaches 30,000 earthquake survivors in Nepal

Por |6 May 2015|

Caritas Nepal has reached 30,000 people with much needed shelter, water and hygiene kits in seven of the most affected districts over the next two months.

Voices from Nepal

Por |6 May 2015|

"My wife and two sons, 10 years and 18 months old, were in the apartment on the second floor. I've never had such a terrible experience in my house. I'll never forget it."

Nepal earthquake survivors: own tarpaulin a luxury

Por |5 May 2015|

Caritas workers reach Marchugaun near Gorkha where most people are sharing three communal tents after the earthquake in Nepal destroyed homes.

Los suministros para refugio llegan al Nepal rural

Por |4 May 2015|

Hasta la fecha, Cáritas ha repartido lonas para 1159 familias en Kavre. Más que de comida, hay una alta demanda de lonas en todo el país, pues la mayoría de las casas están o bien completamente dañadas o bien parcialmente agrietadas.

Aid gets to devastated village in Nepal

Por |3 May 2015|

90 percent of Chautara in Sindhupalchowk in Nepal has been destroyed. Caritas has been there delivering aid.

Nepal llora la pérdida de sus seres queridos

Por |1 May 2015|

Bastó un minuto para que la vida de Ramjandra se hiciera añicos. Ese minuto fue el de las 11.56 del sábado 25 de abril de 2015.