The representative council elected Aloysius John after four days of intense meetings to plan out the Catholic confederation’s strategic direction for the next four years.
More than 400 people from 146 Caritas organisations gathered in Rome for the 21st Caritas General Assembly, an event designed for delegates to come together in solidarity and decide new ways to serve the most vulnerable around the world.
Caritas Internationalis will launch its 21st General Assembly with the theme “One Human Family, One Common Home” on 23rd May 2019
Caritas is working at the heart of humanitarian and peacebuilding initiatives in Central African Republic, directly bringing aid to over 50,000 people.
“We had lost everything” Isabel Joao’s family lost everything after Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique on March 15. “We were all at home when the cyclone struck,” she says. “It was very frightening. We were inside our house and huddled together. The two youngest children were screaming and crying.” “The next day we saw our house ...
Some 843 people were killed by Cyclone Idai. Hundreds of thousands of people are displaced and in need of food, water and shelter. Caritas Mozambique and its global partners are providing support to affected families.
Caritas Internationalis and World Service discuss leveraging joint networks to bring hope at global and local levels
Caritas Mozambique is importing 1,500 tarps that will go to Beira as soon as possible. Officials say 90 percent of Beira has been destroyed, a port city of half a million people.