Latin America & Caribbean
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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.
WHERE WE ARE IN LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
CARITAS UPDATES FROM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN
Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified on Saturday in Ele Salavador. His life, work and words have been an inspiration for millions seeking social justice around the world.
On Saturday 23 May, Oscar Romero takes the next step on the path to sainthood at a beatification Mass. Myriam Antaki is in San Salvador and reflects on the mood among the people.
The Caritas confederation says Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador was a “beacon of light for everyone working the service of charity”.
Caritas Latin America Info