During Lenten 2020, Pope Francis invites us all to “shake ourselves out of our torpor”. He invites us to hear “the cry of the poor and of the earth"
On the World Day of the Sick 2020, Caritas responds to neglected populations suffering from all the major diseases and to the health needs
Caritas, working alongside Congolese authorities and other international agencies, has helped in the fight of Ebola by operating social and psychological assistance and food distribution programs.
Caritas presented successful good practices on the sidelines of teh World health Assembly, namely the success stories of joint efforts in tackling the 1991 cholera emergency in Peru or the collaboration with WHO and other experts to respond to the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.