Caritas at the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development, UN Headquarters, July 9-18, 2018
The Catholic Church in the Central African Republic is in mourning after the murder of priest, Firmin Gbagoua, in Bambari on Friday.
Nearly 6 million people in Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal are struggling to meet their daily food needs. Severe malnutrition threatens the lives of 1.6 million children.
Faith based organisations unite as UN Compacts for migrants and refugees approach implementation
Caritas has launched a Global Week of Action for migrants and refugees as Pope Francis appeals for those forced from their homes.
Caritas organisations in all regions are planning shared meals and events. Caritas Internationalis along with Caritas Rome and Italy will hold a meal with migrants and refugees at their Termini Station soup kitchen on Tuesday 19th June.
With monsoon rains and the onset of the cyclone season expected during the next few weeks, fears are intensifying for the safety of Rohingya people living in makeshift shelters in Bangladesh refugee camps.