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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

  • Church as defender of immigrants and refugees

Church as defender of immigrants and refugees

  • 9 July 2014
In the western hemisphere, the Church’s role as defender of migrants and refugees is more important than ever, as those on the move continue to be subject to abuse, exploitation, and violence.
  • “Blossoms of prayer” for the world’s migrants

“Blossoms of prayer” for the world’s migrants

  • 9 July 2014
Unfortunately rather than creating the conditions for a “globalisation of spirit” where we live in a state of peaceful co-existence and fraternity, we are increasingly experiencing a “globalisation of indifference”.
  • Arms open to the world at Rio AIDS event

Arms open to the world at Rio AIDS event

  • 28 May 2014
The Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro, UNAIDS and the city’s state university joined their voices on 23 May to promote equality and the elimination of stigma and discrimination. Caritas Internationalis was present.

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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