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Testimonials from all over the world

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Testimonials from all over the world

We would like to introduce a new section. Every month we will tell you a story about the work of one of the Caritas organizations, with whom we maintain friendly relations. For us it’s important to see things from a universal perspective and to learn from people who live according to our ideals in different conditions, some of which are very difficult. This time it’s the turn of Caritas Syria. “I...

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Global agreements

Posted on Apr 5, 2018

Global agreements

As Pope Francis reminds us in his Address for the World day of Peace 2018, in the course of this year two global agreements have to be defined and approved by the United Nations: one to protect migrants, the second one regarding refugees. The desire of Pope Francis is for these agreements to be inspired by “compassion, foresight and courage”. That’s why the Dicastery for the Integral Human Development...

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Share the Journey

Posted on Dec 8, 2017

Share the Journey

  Recently, Caritas Internationalis together with Pope Francis has launched the “Share the Journey” campaign with a special focus on the issue of migrants and refugees. Even if our region is off the routes that particularly affect the flow of migrants, we cannot therefore ignore the problem. First of all because even in minor measure, the phenomenon of migration also affects us. Recently we have been visited by employees...

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Expo 2017 – Energy for All

Posted on Apr 16, 2017

Expo 2017 – Energy for All

As time goes on, more and more people are paying attention to the upcoming Expo 2017 in Astana. Expo 2017, dedicated to “energy of the future” and the world of technology, is of special interest as the Catholic Church will be participating in this event. Expo 2017 concerns “our common home”, the life, cares, concerns, and expectations of the future we all share. This affects all of us, including...

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Six months after the Nepal Earthquake

Posted on Oct 29, 2015

Six months after the Nepal Earthquake

Six months ago, two devastating earthquakes hit Nepal, causing widespread destruction, affecting more than 8 million people. In response to the natural disaster, Caritas Nepal, together with the global Caritas network, has been working tirelessly with families and communities as they recover and rebuild from this devastating event. Fr Pius Perumana, Director of Caritas Nepal, provides an update on the response. What has Caritas done in the past six...

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Caritas helps displaced people in the north of Iraqi Kurdistan

Posted on Aug 5, 2015

Caritas helps displaced people in the north of Iraqi Kurdistan

“They stopped me and my wife and children at a roadblock. Then they kept us in a cell for nine months. I was often tortured there.” The man tells his story as if it were a nightmare. His voice is weary. His face shows no sign of hate, but its features are drawn and the eyes gleam with sadness. His look expresses all the lack of understanding of a...

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“Caritas has moved mountains” in Nepal three months after

Posted on Jul 22, 2015

“Caritas has moved mountains” in Nepal three months after

Three months since Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake, Caritas Nepal is reaching some of the country’s remotest communities with life-saving aid before the monsoon rains intensify. Manindra Malla, Head of Programme Operations for Caritas Nepal, said: “Caritas Nepal has moved mountains to reach people in need – literally. The drivers of our aid trucks have shifted rocks from hillsides in Sindhupalchowk, one of the worst hit areas,...

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