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Women Refugees in Bangkok Provided with Psychological and Material Assistance
Women refugees from Asian and African countries such as Pakistan or Somalia, reach Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Having experienced situations of war, sexual abuse and systematic oppression, they are forced to flee, forced to pay smugglers, and very often, robbed of their few belongings are abandoned. These...read more
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Lack of resources, low agricultural productivity and climate change among challenges highlighted
A major independent survey of Caritas groups around the world points to the best way to end hunger – help small farmers, especially as they try to adapt to the changing climate. The survey …read more
Will Succeed Outgoing President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga as Head of Catholic Relief Organization
Cardinal Luis AnthonyTagleof Manila was elected as the new president of Caritas Internationalis, making him its first president from Asia. Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of over …read more
The 20th General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis was presented on Tuesday in the Holy See Press Office, attended by its President, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, who is concluding …read more
Word, Sacraments and service refer to and nourish each other, as can already be seen in these testimonies of the early Church.
Here is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' homily at the Opening Mass of Caritas Internationalis' General Assembly. The mass was held this afternoon in St. Peter's Basilica. * …read more
"The Gospel, proclaimed and believed, urges us to wash the feet and the wounds of the suffering and to prepare the table for them." These were the words said by Pope Francis during the …read more