Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who now make up an astonishing half of the world’s total refugees. “Many children have been made to travel alone as refugees or economic migrants,” says Maria Amparo Alonso Escobar, Head of the Caritas Delegation at the UN in Geneva. “They face ...
Caritas fears for a humanitarian emergency in eastern Ukraine following an upsurge in fighting between government forces and Russian-backed separatists.
Caritas in Serbia is helping vulnerable families by procuring firewood and stoves or paying their electric bills.
Caritas organisations prayed around the world including in Damascus and Aleppo as Pope Francis led 10,000 people in Sweden calling for peace in Syria.