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.
Cardinal Tagle will officially launch the Share the Journey global pilgrimage on Sunday 21st October in Rome by walking together with migrants and refugees.
A High Level Conference on the Lake Chad Region is taking place in Berlin, Germany, 3-4 September. Africa’s Lake Chad region, which includes parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad and Cameroon, is facing a massive humanitarian crisis driven by poverty, climate change and conflict.
Caritas has helped with the relief effort in Lombok, providing food packages for over 3000 people, along with hygiene kits, tarpaulins, blankets and sleeping mats.
Blog by Sandra Awad, communications officer for Caritas Syria Caritas Internationalis recently invited us to organise an “encounter meal” in a community with migrants and/or refugees. It would be part of the Share the Journey campaign which was launched by Pope Francis in 2017 and is focused on providing spaces and opportunities to bring migrants/refugees ...
Caritas at the High-Level Political Forum on sustainable development, UN Headquarters, July 9-18, 2018