Investing in families is investing in our societies
On the occasion of International Day of Families, 15 May 2018, Caritas Europa calls on the European Union and its Member States to invest in family friendly policies. Family is the basic unit of society and one of the three main pillars of any fair...

Caritas is committed to youth!

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Regional Conference 2018 family photo - Picture: Antonio Fantasia / Caritas Europa
42 Caritas organisations across Europe came together in Tbilisi at the Caritas Europa Regional Conference to further develop youth engagement in Caritas, the Catholic Church and society. The Regional Conference listened to young people and acknowledged...
Caritas Europa elects future governance and management
Today, the national member organisations of Caritas Europa have elected its representatives to the governance and management positions to represent the network during the mandate May 2019 – May 2023. At its annual Regional Conference (main statutory...
For a Responsible and Caring Europe, at Home and Worldwide
Statement in response to European Commission Communication on the Multi-annual Financial Framework 2021-2027 In response to the communication on the Future EU Budget, issued by the European Commission on May 2nd, Caritas Europa calls on the European...
Photo: Gael Kerbaol/Caritas Europa
Press release: Caritas Europa Regional Conference 2018 Over 150 Caritas leaders and young volunteers from across Europe will gather in Tbilisi next week for a 3-day conference to discuss and develop ways to empower youth. Caritas organisations from 39...
Social services have a role to play in pillar of social rights
The proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR) represented a decisive step towards a more social Europe. Putting social services at the centre of its implementation stage is needed to fulfil such a promise. As a founding member of social...
8 ways for the EU Budget to protect children in migration
Across the world, there are an estimated 31 million children living outside their country of birth, and there are an estimated 5.4 million child migrants in Europe. The EU has a responsibility to ensure that EU funding streams reach children in migration...
Family reunification – from Syria to Germany through Belgrade
During 2016, then 10 year old Yazan Irwani fled from Syria to Germany, where his older brother arrived a few months before him. After two years, in March 2018, the brothers received the approval of family reunification from the German authorities, so...
Caritas Syria staff thanked by a neighgour in Jabal Badro, a badly hit neighbourhood in East Aleppo where Caritas has an office and a warehouse. And where Caritas provides bread daily, access to water, blankets and clothes, and hygiene items. Photo by Patrick Nicholson/Caritas
Caritas organisations from the Middle East, Northern Africa and Europe have produced a joint briefing paper on the situation in Syria and calling on the participants in the important 2-day meeting "Supporting the Future of Syria and the region" that the...
“Volunteering fulfils me”: Story of a refugee family from Presevo – Serbia
Raohallah Azizi, a 50 year old man from Afghanistan, likes to help as a volunteer in Caritas by distributing meals, as well as cleaning and washing dishes. He has been living in Presevo camp in the south of Serbia for the past 15 months, together with...

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