When the world seems at its darkest, we Christians look to faith, hope and charity to light up the road ahead of us. We can only see these lights if we keep our eyes wide open and, amidst the horrors, we learn to see the signs of God’s love being sown around the world every day.
On the occasion of the feast of St. Teresa of Calcutta, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, the President of Caritas Internationalis, shares with Vatican media a reflection on the “Mother of the Poor” and how her example of charity can help us to confront the pandemic.
During the COVID-19 pandemic we became aware of our shared human nature and how interconnected the political, economic, social, spiritual and cultural dimensions are.
At this point in history, this turning point which is throwing our lives and societies into chaos, can each of us have the honesty and courage to say “I alone do not have the answer”?
During Lenten 2020, Pope Francis invites us all to “shake ourselves out of our torpor”. He invites us to hear “the cry of the poor and of the earth"
Caritas invites communities and member organisations to pray, listen and reflect together as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020.
More than eighty women in Mahama refugee camp receive Caritas training of livelihood and now could feel welcomed in a community.