Caritas Europa is inspired by the Gospel and the Catholic Social TeachingThe inviolable dignity of the human person is its essential guiding principle. Nothing on earth is as sacred as man and woman, created in the image of God.

Caritas Europa has a heartfelt commitment to analyse and fight poverty and social exclusion. The network promotes true integral human development, social justice and sustainable social systems. Therefore Caritas Europa advocates for and with people in need in order to transform society into a more just and inclusive civilisationCaritas Europa opposes every form of oppression and is committed to justice

Guiding Values and Principles

·         Centrality of the person

·         Solidarity, fraternity and gratuitousness

·         Peace and development

·         Religious freedom and cultural diversity

·         Cooperation and subsidiarity

·         Professionalism and heartfelt concern

·         Ecological stewardship