Articles on this issue "Caritas Internationalis"
Cardinal Tagle: "I visit communities where people are living on trash heaps. Children are born in trash, grow up and die there. They feel like trash. This is not God’s creation, this is manmade. Pope Francis is inviting everyone to reflect on this reality."
Pope Francis sets out a vision for rebalancing the inequalities between rich and poor in his encyclical "Laudato Si',"on "Caring for our Common Home." Caritas Internationalis President …read more
Catholic aid agencies working to get thousands into temporary shelters
This report is contributed by Anto Akkara of Aid to the Church in Need Its faithful are very few in this majority Hindu nation, but Nepal’s Catholic Church—the nerve center for the response …read more
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
Caritas Internationalis 20th General Assembly 12 – 18 May 2015 – Rome Final Message Committed to the ministry of the Church in service to poor, vulnerable and marginalizedpersons, 424 women, …read more
Salvadoran priest will be beatified this Saturday
The Church's international charity organization has adopted a third patron, Salvadoran priest Oscar Romero, who will be beatified this Saturday. Caritas Internationalis’ General Assembly …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 Filipino cardinal is the first Caritas president from Asia
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Caritas is the main charity arm of the Catholic Church
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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
People can learn much from the homeless and their experience. These were Pope Francis' words in a video message sent today to residents of the Caritas shelter in the diocese of Rome. The …read more
In the face of the Ebola epidemic that to date has claimed some 10,000 lives and is still wreaking havoc in West Africa, the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is …read more
Nicaraguan farmers and Syrian refugees have won the Caritas-Voices of Faith-prize for women. During a press conference yesterday at the Hotel Columbus in Vatican City, Caritas Internationalis …read more
This report is contributed by Sr Bridget Tighe -- Since I arrived in Gaza on 26 January I’ve observed first-hand the work of Caritas Jerusalem in Gaza in the aftermath of the recent war. I’ve …read more