Stories

from around the world

Caritas’ news and feature stories and blogs by its staff and supporters can be found here. Find out more about Caritas’ work around the world, the crises it confronts and the longer-term development it supports. You will also find stories here about the issues Caritas feels most strongly about and the wrongs it is seeking to right through its campaigning and advocacy work.

Explosions in Beirut: Caritas launches an emergency plan to immediately assist victims
COVID-19 epidemic: urgent and targeted measure to prevent increased case of human trafficking
COVID-19 in Democratic Republic of Congo: lessons learned with Ebola outbreaks help to empower communities
Caritas Niger ensuring people wash hands to save lives in COVID-19 fight
Caritas launches an emergency appeal for the ‘forgotten’ in Burkina Faso
Prisoners the most exposed population to COVID-19 in Bolivia
Preventing the spread of COVID-19 in Rohingya camps
Word Refugee Day 2020: Calling all leaders to safeguard the dignity of refugees
Caritas in Greece protects the rights of migrants and refugees facing COVID-19
COVID-19 in Peru: solidarity and a sign of hope
Brazil: as COVID-19 infections accelerate, Caritas distributes aid to the most vulnerable
Pope Francis’ vision of the Church as a “field hospital” embodied by Caritas Jerusalem in Gaza
Fifth anniversary of Laudato Sì – Together we care for Mother Earth, our common home
One Million Trees: Plant a tree and plant hope in Pakistan
Venezuelans caught between a rock and a hard place as COVID-19 takes hold
Courageous and immediate action needed post-pandemic to avoid major crisis
Caritas response to COVID-19 across the world
Caritas Philippines promotes “Kindness Stations” in communities amid COVID-19 crisis
Earth Day 2020
COVID-19 response must not leave anyone behind
Caritas Internationalis launches a new “Covid-19 Response Fund”
Cardinal Tagle Easter 2020 message: Global unity in the face of the pandemic
Caritas globally on the frontline against COVID-19
Pope Francis donates 100,000 Euro to Caritas Italy’s COVID-19 work
Hard times for asylum seekers in Greece
Empowering women to run small businesses in Bangladesh
Caritas reaffirms commitment to the role of women as leaders in the Confederation
Caritas urges solidarity with hungry Zimbabweans
Caritas invites you on a Lenten journey to strengthen the human family with love
Caritas provides support and solidarity in the face of COVID19 (Coronavirus)