More than 400 people from 146 Caritas organisations gathered in Rome for the 21st Caritas General Assembly, an event designed for delegates to come together in solidarity and decide new ways to serve the most vulnerable around the world.
Caritas Internationalis will launch its 21st General Assembly with the theme “One Human Family, One Common Home” on 23rd May 2019
Caritas Internationalis and World Service discuss leveraging joint networks to bring hope at global and local levels
Caritas warns that 90% of households in Venezuela have a poor diet. Damage caused by chronic malnutrition is irreversible for thousands of children.
The Venezuela food crisis is affected people in unexpected ways. Not only has it left thousands of people hungry and many children at risk of malnutrition - it's now threatening the production of communion hosts. Nuns in Caracas tell us how people are so hungry they're eating the scraps from making the communion host.
Monitoring children at risk of malnutrition Maria Mendoza opens the doors to her driveway in Punta de Mulato, Venezuela in early July. She’s preparing for a weekly growth monitoring session for children under five. Caritas volunteers who have been inspired to help during the Venezuela crisis carry chairs and tables from the Church grounds. A ...