Caritas Internationalis Press Releases
Peacebuilding conference in Rome 28/05/2012
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Syria: escaping the nightmare
With thousands of refugees fleeing Syria every day, your donations are helping local Church organisations to provide desperately needed aid.
Huge tornado hits Oklahoma
Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Oklahoma City, which has been hit by a powerful tornado.
Bangladesh weathers tropical storm
The tropical storm that hit Bangladesh last week caused less damage than feared, thanks in part to good preparations.
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Congo’s women dream of water
By Guy-Marin Kamandji, Caritas Congo Musawu walks with a firm step, carrying 20 litres of water on her head with great agility. The water must be equivalent to about half the 10 year old girl’s weight. It’s Monday morning in … Continue reading
Tropical storm threatening coastal areas in Bay of Bengal
The tropical cyclone ‘Mahasen’ is heading towards coastal part of the Bay of Bengal and at any time it may cross any parts of Bangladesh or India or Myanmar on 15 – 17, May 2013. This cyclone is likely … Continue reading
The tragedy of everyday life in Aleppo
By Bishop Audo of Aleppo, Caritas Syria President For two years Syria has been pulled apart by conflict. Violence and anarchy have become widespread. We have become conditioned by tragedy. Our minds and hearts have been constricted by fear and … Continue reading
iamcaritas: Caritas appeals for help in famine-hit Somalia - Caritas Internationalis http://t.co/Qiqlqq1W
iamcaritas: Diseases like cancer and diabetes a major challenge for people in the developing world, says Caritas http://t.co/mZN9J0bD