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Caritas in Latin America & Caribbean

The Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region covers a vast geographical area with great cultural and economic diversity. In many of the countries in the region, Caritas has a long history of working for the poor – over fifty years – tackling natural and man-made disasters and providing healthcare.

Working together, the members of the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region focus on peace, social and economic justice and safe migration.

CARITAS UPDATES FROM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

  • Earthquake in Chile

Earthquake in Chile

  • 3 April 2014

This page is also available in: French, Spanish

Caritas in Chile has set up an emergency committee. It is in contact with dioceses to assess the damage and needs.

  • Poverty damaging family life and society

Poverty damaging family life and society

  • 26 March 2014

This page is also available in: French, Spanish

Poverty is a “major pastoral emergency” for the Church, say Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga of Caritas Internationalis and Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia of the Pontifical Council for the Family.

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Caritas Latin America Info

Address N° 106 Col. Carolina,
Cuernavaca,
Morelos.
México CP 62190
Telephone +52 (777) 311 42 43 or +52 (777) 317 88 20
Fax +506 231 3954
Email caritaslac@caritas.org.ar
Website www.caritasamericalatinaycaribe.org