Marking the day dedicated to the world’s humanitarian workers, Caritas Internationalis thanked its confederation’s “local heroes” for their compassion and dedicated service in 200 countries and territories.
Caritas Ukraine President: To Help, Listen to Your Heart, Then Act
The president of Caritas Ukraine is an American citizen — the daughter of Ukrainian refugees — and yet she has not left Ukraine, even after the U.S. government advised Americans to leave.
Caritas, Coca-Cola Partner To Help Filipinos hit Hard by December Typhoon
The Catholic Church’s social arm in the Philippines is working with the Coca-Cola Foundation to provide aid to survivors of Super Typhoon Rai.
Generosity in Action: Crisis Unites Hungarians to Common Cause
As thousands of refugees from Ukraine continue to cross over the Hungarian border, Budapest’s Keleti train station has become a central hub on their paths to escape violence and search for some sense of normalcy amid the chaos.
Ukraine’s Caritas Branch Braces for Crisis as Threat of War Looms
As tensions between Russia and Ukraine continue to escalate and the threat of a full-scale war between the two becomes more palpable, Ukraine’s charitable Caritas organization has said it is preparing for a possible humanitarian crisis should there be an invasion.
Caritas Appeals for Aid After Typhoon Claims Over 300 Lives in Philippines
Super Typhoon Rai has claimed more than 200 lives since making landfall in the Visayas and Mindanao region, Philippine authorities said.
Caritas: ‘Wait and See’ How Taliban Affects Humanitarian Work in Afghanistan
As the Taliban reclaim power over Afghanistan, a question in the mind of many rank and file Catholics is how can they help. Yet the situation is still so convoluted, even Caritas Internationalis, the largest network of Catholic charities is grappling to answer the same question.
Lebanon’s Catholic Leaders Seek Help; Here’s Where You Can Donate
As Lebanon’s Catholic leaders appealed for help for their country, international and U.S. organizations appealed for donations for Beirut, capital of a country already suffering from a severe economic downturn.
Explosion in Beirut Adds Suffering to Lebanon’s Dire Situation
Hospitals in the Lebanese capital are overwhelmed with those suffering injuries from a massive explosion in Beirut’s port, causing widespread damage the city and rocking the tiny Mediterranean nation already devastated by the coronavirus and its worst financial crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war.
Caritas Warn of Rise in Human Trafficking Amid Pandemic
As governments and world leaders struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic, they must also work harder to protect victims of human trafficking, said the Vatican-based international network of Catholic charities.