Caritas found profound inspiration in Paul VI’s encyclical Populorum Progressio, where the Pontiff stated that “development is the new name of peace”.
Local communities are primary actors in the humanitarian response. They are first to mobilise to bring support and help to those who are vulnerable during times of crises
Among the effects of COVID-19 in our societies, children are more vulnerable to become victims of human trafficking, abuse and exploitation.
On the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Caritas and COATNET urge governments to intensify efforts to stop increased number of exploitation during the pandemic
The high density living conditions in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh are having a serious impact on the physical and psychological well-being of the refugees, especially on children, women and refugees with disabilities.
Caritas Pakistan has helped communities plant one million trees to combat climate change and will plant one million more trees from 2020-2023.
Caritas Internationalis is highly concerned by the major humanitarian crisis to which the post-pandemic is heading and urges the international community to take courageous and immediate action.