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Pope Francis  blessed two new Caritas buildings before celebrating Mass to close World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow on Sunday

Pope Francis boards the popemobile as he arrives to the Campus Misericordiae in Brzegi, Poland, 31 July 2016. Pope Francis blessed two new Caritas buildings and a statue of Our Lady of Loreto before celebrating Mass to close World Youth Day 2016 in Krakow

Pope donates two Caritas houses to the poor and elderly in Poland

31/07/2016 10:00

Pope Francis donates two Caritas Centers - one for the poor and one for the elderly - through the work and intervention of Caritas Poland and Caritas Internationalis, headed by Cardinal Luis Tagle, as a tangible sign of solidarity and mercy.

 

 

Adaku Mmaduabuchi, 25, and her husband Ihunze stuck with their baby in the maternity ward of the Umuahia Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria, July 5, 2016

Adaku Mmaduabuchi, 25, and her husband Ihunze stuck with their baby in the maternity ward of the Umuahia Federal Medical Centre, Nigeria, July 5, 2016.

Caritas warns of Nigerian patients trapped in hospitals

27/07/2016 10:27

Clinical fees are leaving Nigerian mothers and newborns trapped in hospitals – relying on food that family and friends bring to them and oftentimes sleeping on the floor.

Stranded migrants camped out on the rocky beach at the Franco-Italian border town of Ventimiglia

Stranded migrants camped out on the rocky beach at the Franco-Italian border town of Ventimiglia

Caritas urges respect for rights of migrants stuck in Ventimiglia

14/07/2016 17:25

Caritas Europa urged the French and Italian governments to take action to respect the rights of migrants stuck in “dire conditions” in Ventimiglia, Italy on the border with France.

British and EU flags, Caritas Europa have published a statement on Brexit following the referendum last month

British and EU flags, Caritas Europa have published a statement on Brexit following the referendum last month

Caritas: "Build bridges" between Britain and Europe

05/07/2016 16:09

Catholic aid agency, Caritas Europa, published a statement expressing its concern that “our core European values are being threatened” and it’s urging all factions of society to act together following the result of the EU referendum in Britain.

Rescuers off the Libyan coast help migrants to board an Italian Navy Ship after the boat they were aboard sunk

Rescuers off the Libyan coast help migrants to board an Italian Navy Ship after the boat they were aboard sunk

JRS and Caritas Europe call on EU to treat refugees as people

08/06/2016 16:13

As a tragic succession of drownings of forced migrants in the Mediterranean Sea is shining the spotlight on the inadequacy of European Union migration policy Caritas Europa and Jesuit Refugee Service Europe are calling on policy-makers to alter their restrictive approach to migration.

 

A flooded road in Colombo, Sri Lanka, following heavy rains.

A flooded road in Colombo, Sri Lanka, following heavy rains.

Caritas aiding flood victims in Sri Lanka ‎

20/05/2016 16:14

Caritas is rushing aid to thousands of Sri Lankans affected by floodwaters following heavy rains that have submerged Colombo and large parts of the country's central region.