Myanmar: Caritas helping people displaced by conflict resettle into new lives As we prepare to mark the Vatican’s World Day of Migrants and Refugees on 27th September, Fr Michael Tang Gun from Caritas Myanmar/KMSS* tells us about their project to resettle the internally displaced people (IDPs) who have lived for years in camps in Kachin State. ...
The people of Bosnia and Herzegovina lived through a brutal war in the 1990s in which 100,000 people died and 2 million people were displaced. Many people are still suffering from Post-Traumatic Distress Syndrome following the conflict.
Caritas in Colombia helped plan and rebuild a river port in the Catatumbo region, near Venezuela. Rebuilding the port contributed to efforts to link up communities in a zone previously at the mercy of rebel and paramilitary activity. The Colombian government and FARC rebels signed an historic peace agreement in 2016 following decades of civil ...
The Caritas teams in Gaza have accompanied Gazans through bombings, hunger and humanitarian tragedy. They have a contingency plan in place in the case that COVID-19 spreads though communities in the same way it has in many places in the world.
Caritas invites communities and member organisations to pray, listen and reflect together as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020.
Humanity isn’t made up of the most powerful leaders, the richest people or the people who shout the loudest. Caritas has created a giant collage of faces which includes many different and contrasting faces as part of its Share the Journey campaign on the culture of encounter.
Following COP22, Caritas urges more action and clarification on key issues over the next two years to ensure the Paris Agreement really delivers for the poor.
The Vatican secretary of state addressed a side event on migrants and refugees co-organised by Caritas and the ICMC at the United Nations.
At the One Human Family, One Voice, No Human Trafficking conference, trafficking victims describe how easy it can be to fall prey to traffickers and how hard it can be to escape.