Join Pope Francis in putting words into action to end poverty! Picture: www.anak-tk.org
Statement on the occasion of the First World Day of the Poor Yesterday, Sunday 19 November, Christian communities commemorated the first World Day of the Poor. Named by Pope Francis, he is calling on everybody to show solidarity with people in need “ If...
Press statement After his participation in the Social Summit on Jobs and Growth, Caritas Europa’s Secretary General Jorge Nuño Mayer said that “ the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights is the beginning of an important work for both the...
Seize the opportunity and use the Pillar of Social Rights to end youth poverty Picture: Jindrich Streit - Caritas Czech Republic
Press release Caritas Europa made a strong call in favour of the European Pillar of Social Rights today at a press conference where it presented the results of a survey on youth poverty, conducted by 17 national Caritas organisations in Europe. The...
SINKIES - single income, no kids. The new European phenomenon of youth poverty Picture: Jindrich Streit - Caritas Czech Republic
Press release A recent survey on youth poverty conducted by Caritas in 17 European countries warns of increasing poverty among Europe’s youth. It also uncovers the appearance of a new social phenomenon, the SINKIES, that has a devastating impact on...
Caritas soup kitchen distribution in Slovakia - Picture: Jozef Belinga - Caritas Slovakia
Today, 25 years after the United Nations General Assembly declared 17 October as the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, Caritas Europa asks European countries to take more seriously their commitment to realise the Sustainable Development...
Knowledge Management -  Four steps to get started
Knowledge management is becoming an increasingly urgent necessity as the world gets more and more interconnected. New technologies are enabling more and more people and organisations to make their information available. A consequence of this situation is...
Kasaï: water sources and school latrines for the affected population of Mweka and Luebo
The triggering event of the current crisis in the Kasaï region dates back to 8 August 2016, when the security forces killed the local leader Kamuina Nsapu in Tshimbulu, a town of the Kasaï-Central. This act caused the population to attack several local...
Steven Warmoes during Caritas Europa's workshop on Knowledge Management - Photo: Sara Torvalds / Caritas Finland
How do you ensure that relevant knowledge gets to the right person in your organisation at any given time? What do you do to make information accessible to anyone in your organisation? When staff leaves, what system do you have in place to make sure that...
Ukraine: urgent action needed to help the vulnerable, reminds Caritas at UN
On 28 September, at the 36th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Caritas delivered a statement concerning the worrying situation in Ukraine. This statement follows the statement delivered at the 34th regular session in...
Pope Francis to call on everyone to Share the Journey with migrants
Caritas Internationalis press release - 20 September 2017 Pope Francis is to launch Caritas Internationalis’ ‘ Share the Journey ’ migration campaign in Rome on Wednesday 27th September 2017. The two-year campaign of action and awareness-raising will...

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