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 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.
Yesica speaks out powerfully against the actions of multinational corporations that strip the Amazon biome of its assets.
Catholic organisations and movements came together with the Church and the Amazonian peoples to pray, reflect and prepare for an integral ecology -one that represents the web of life interconnecting human beings, nature and God.
The rights of the traditional peoples of the Amazon are vitally linked to the future of the region’s ecosystem and that of the whole planet.
Unleashing the power of the creative arts to promote deeper understanding of migration is the focus of Caritas’ Share the Journey Campaign for its Global Week of Action 2019.