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A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

A woman carries a box with aid for people displaced by the floods in Mocoa

Colombia Church provides concrete aid to flood-stricken Mocoa

19/04/2017 15:36

Ten tones of humanitarian aid have, in the past few days, been handed over to the flood-stricken population of Mocoa, in Colombia’s southern Putumayo region thanks to a special collection set up by the Colombian Catholic Church and the local Caritas office.

 

A girl goes looking for water from a well in Rajaf, 15 km south of Juba on March 19, 2017. People looking for safety settled next to the church. Photo

A girl goes looking for water from a well in Rajaf, 15 km south of Juba on March 19, 2017. People looking for safety settled next to the church. Photo by Matthieu Alexandre for Caritas Internationalis

South Sudan bishop appeals for urgent humanitarian action

24/03/2017 15:22

Thousands of vulnerable South Sudanese are at imminent risk of death from hunger and lack of medicines. Bishop Erkolano Lodu Tombe has launched an appealed to all people of goodwill to not close their eyes and their hearts to the suffering of the people of South Sudan.

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

A woman and her baby at the Kara Tepe camp for refugees and migrants in Lesbos island, Greece

Caritas Europa: migrants paying high price of Turkey-EU deal 1 year on

17/03/2017 13:42

This week sees the first anniversary of an agreement between the European Union and Turkey which aimed to stem the flow  of migrants and refugees seeking protection in Europe. Caritas Europa describes it as a bitter anniversary.

Cancer Awareness day in a Bangalore school

Cancer Awareness day in a Bangalore school

Caritas takes cancer care to India's remote areas

23/02/2017 15:47

Asakiranam (beacon of hope), a Caritas India project launched in 2014 in Kerala creates awareness about cancer in remote areas with the help of 10.000 volunteers. 

 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his last parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope Francis celebrates Mass during his previous parish visit to Santa Maria a Setteville

Pope to visit youthful parish

15/02/2017 15:55

 Pope Francis will visit a Rome parish aiming to form young thespians and committed to serving the poor.

 

Caritas Ukraine providing food to civilians trapped in the eastern Ukraine city of Avdiivka

Caritas Ukraine providing food to civilians trapped in the eastern Ukraine city of Avdiivka

Caritas providing life-saving aid to civilians in Avdiivka

02/02/2017 15:36

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens wounded this week in renewed fighting in eastern Ukraine. Fighting in the frontline town of Avdiivka has left thousands of residents without water or power in freezing conditions.