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Every single day, millions of our brothers and sisters face a struggle against poverty. But every year, Caritas members provide help and create hope for more than 24 million of the world’s poorest people.

Your donation empowers Caritas Internationalis to strengthen the international confederation of more than 160 national Catholic charities. They serve people of all races and religions wherever they are.



Become a Caritas volunteer. You can take action by volunteering for Caritas in your home region or country.

Volunteers are usually organized by the national Caritas or by local parishes. Their help is essential to Caritas’ mission of listening to the pleas of the needy and responding with action and love.



As Catholics, we recognize that prayer is of the utmost importance, an invaluable contribution to helping the poor. It guides our actions, it binds us in solidarity to one another, and connects us more deeply with the grace that flows from God. Learn more…


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Caritas Internationalis believes it is possible to change what is wrong in our world into what is right. It refuses to accept business as usual and that the most vulnerable and most marginalized people will always be trapped in poverty and injustice. Join now!

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Caritas has many resources for use in your parish, campaign group or local Caritas. You’ll find them right here on our website!