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
“The Pope invites us to take up the Church's task of mercy and forgiveness, and with migrants this means informing or reminding them that they are human persons, with dignity, values and rights,” says Bishop Ortiz
Ambassador Ken Hackett, the U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, remembers the Haiti earthquake 6 years ago when was with Catholic Relief Services.
Dirty, demanding and dangerous – these are the types of jobs that migrants often find themselves doing when they leave their homes.
Caritas Latin America Info