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Caritas in North America

Caritas in North America

Caritas North America consists of three organisations from the United States and Canada. Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Development and Peace (Canada) have many tens of thousands of individual members and provide some of the largest emergency response, development, advocacy and other programmes to the united work of Caritas Internationalis. They work together with the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region on common initiatives such as migration, peacebuilding and social and economic justice.

Caritas Updates from North America

  • Strong families are our best defence against poverty

Strong families are our best defence against poverty

  • 11 September 2014
Caritas Internationalis and the Pontifical Council for the Family will host a one-day seminar on the role of the family in the global economic crisis. The meeting will look at how Caritas as the charitable arm of the Church can work through families to better promote development.
  • 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”.

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Caritas North America Info

Address 2050 Ballenger Avenue.
Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Telephone +1 (703) 549 1390
Fax +1 (703) 549 1656
Website www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
www.crs.org
www.devp.org

Where we are in North America

CANADA
UNITED STATES – CRS
UNITED STATES – CCUSA