Caritas Confederation has served more than 1 million Syrians annually over the past 10 years as they faced bombings, hunger and one of the most complex humanitarian crises in the world.
Caritas has served almost 400,000 people in Iraq since ISIS started attacking communities in 2014. Caritas Iraq currently helps 5000 families a month with programmes for psychological support, education, livelihoods, COVID-19, health, shelter, peacebuilding and developing the roles of women and youth.
Caritas Internationalis is with the Holy Father on this pilgrimage to Iraq, a crucial moment of expressing solidarity with Christians in the country and in the Middle East. It is moment to call for dialogue and reconciliation in a country recovering from decades of war.
Vaccines are to be considered as common property of humanity and must be made available for all with equity, justice and as a human right.
On 15 March 2021, the Syrian conflict marks its tenth anniversary. For ten years now the Syrian war is still one of the most complex and protracted crises at a global level. The lack of access to education by Syrian children risks having a devastating impact on the future of the country.
After the 4th August explosions in Beirut’s port area, Caritas Lebanon’s help was crucial to support the population in a country wracked by devastating economic and political crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
For a city of just over 2.1 million inhabitants, the toll of 2,195 deaths in Manaus from COVID-19 in little more than a month, since the beginning of January, is very heavy. Caritas Brazil has launched a campaign for the immediate purchase of oxygen cylinders
Caritas confederation urges decision makers and the United Nations to call for a Security Council meeting to address access to vaccines as a global security problem and to undertake debt remission of the poorest countries
Caritas says safe and dignified living conditions are a priority for people made homeless by a recent earthquake in Croatia
Since this morning, we have been visiting the Diocesan Caritas to collect information on the security and humanitarian situation in the country from the weekend until today, Monday 28 December 2020. Archdiocese of Bangui In central Bangui, the situation remains relatively calm after the vote, which went well overall. There was a strong enthusiasm among ...