In what is the latest move to suppress the Catholic Church in Nicaragua, the government has rescinded the legal status and seized the assets of the nation’s Caritas branches and two Catholic universities, essentially shutting them down.
Caritas has Assisted More Than 1.2 Million People in Ukraine, Leaders Say
Facing the trauma of conflict requires love and hope, and Caritas has been hard at work sharing this “medicine” with everyone, said the director of Caritas-Spes.
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.
In Hungary, Ukrainian Refugees Find Some Respite From Horrors Of War
As millions of Ukrainian refugees continue to flee the ongoing violence of Russian aggression, many have found some comfort in neighboring Hungary thanks to the efforts of Caritas.
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.
Quake Latest Barrier to Vaccine Distribution in Haiti, But ‘Hope on the Horizon’
Of the 500,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine to reach Haiti so far, only about 5%, have been injected into people’s arms. The Aug. 14 earthquake gets a lot of blame for that, but the assassination of Haiti’s president and a hesitancy among people to get their shots have also delayed the distribution, health officials said.
Caritas Pakistan Plans for Humanitarian Crisis at Afghanistan Border
Caritas Pakistan has alerted its diocesan units bordering neighboring Afghanistan to help refugees fleeing the Taliban’s takeover of the country, reported ucanews.com. Thousands of Afghans have entered Pakistan via the Chaman border crossing, one of the most active trade and travel routes between the countries, according to media reports.
At Least 12 Dead as Tropical Storm Lashes Haiti, Dominican Republic
Officials reported that at least 12 people had died as Tropical Storm Laura lashed Haiti and the Dominican Republic with strong winds and torrential rains, causing widespread flooding in low-lying communities.