Caritas warns that 90% of households in Venezuela have a poor diet. Damage caused by chronic malnutrition is irreversible for thousands of children.
More than 87,000 survivors of the devastating earthquake and tsunami are living in evacuation centres or informal camps, with many more staying with relatives or friends.
Senowara’s labour pains had already started when she fled from Myanmar 16 months ago. After five days walking through the forest, she could hold on no longer. Her child was born by the roadside, beneath a tarpaulin, just an hour and a half after she crossed into Bangladesh. We first met Senowara, a Rohingya refugee, ...
Cardinal Peter Turkson will convene a dialogue on Diagnosis and Treatment of Paediatric HIV on 6-7 December 2018. The event will take place at the Pontifical Academy of Sciences in the Vatican. The Cardinal, who is Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, will address CEOs of pharmaceutical and diagnostic companies. The ...
With a powerful appeal signed by five presidents of continental bishops’ conferences, leaders of the Catholic Church call government leaders to take ambitious and immediate action to tackle and overcome the devastating effects of the climate crisis.
Caritas launched a one million kilometre walk with migrants and refugees on Sunday 21st October with encouragement from Pope Francis.
Two hugely influential figures in the recent history of the Catholic Church and Caritas Internationalis, Pope Paul VI and Archbishop Oscar Romero from El Salvador, become saints on 14th October 2018 in Rome.