In many of the countries in the region, Caritas has a long history of working for the poor – over fifty years – tackling natural and man-made disasters and providing healthcare.
Working together, the members of the Caritas Latin America and Caribbean region focus on peace, social and economic justice and safe migration.
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Caritas Internationalis values women, their voice and their contribution in all areas of life in the society, in the Church and in Caritas.
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"
Charity to constantly struggle against the dehumanisation of the human person by promoting solidarity through sharing and caring for vulnerable communities.
Caritas Internationalis receives the post-synodal exhortation Querida Amazonia, calling it a new "Road Map" for the charitable action of the Church throughout the world.
Caritas considers access to social services as crucial to protect people from exploitation and abuse, illness, and xenophobia.
Caritas invites communities and member organisations to pray, listen and reflect together as part of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2020.
Caritas will showcase artistic activism of Share the Journey campaign on behalf of migrants and refugees, as its pledge in support of Global Refugee Forum.
Advent is a very special time. A time of great love and celebration, remembering our neighbours and growing in togetherness.
Migration both across borders and from rural areas to the cities is a huge phenomenon in the Amazon. Caritas is there to assist them.
Hope has been awoken by the historic Amazon Synod. We reflect on this remarkable moment in the Church and what it means for Caritas and the people we work alongside.