Caritas emergency point in Adviika, Eastern Ukraine - Photo: Caritas Ukraine
This morning, during the 34 th regular session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Caritas delivered a statement concerning the worrying situation in Ukraine. This statement, prepared by our colleagues in Caritas Ukraine, warns about...
Photo: Patrick Nicholson/Caritas Internationalis
Caritas Europa finds it shameful how the EU-Turkey deal has left thousands of people stranded in inhumane and degrading conditions in Greece, inevitably resulting in others taking more dangerous routes to seek protection in the EU. “The EU cannot...
Caritas Belarus staff in front of the national office in Minsk - Photo: Caritas Belarus
In Belarus, Catholic Churches have carried out charitable activities for centuries. At a certain point in history, more than 200 religious orders were present and worked in the dioceses of Vilnius, Minsk and Mogilev, which composed the Belarussian Lands...
Children are among those most at risk to fall into poverty in Europe, notably due to precarious labour situation of their parents. Photo: Caritas Social Action Network (Caritas England and Wales)
The European Commission must propose and defend a Pillar of Social Rights that has a tangible positive impact on the situation of people affected by poverty and social exclusion. In its report End Poverty in Europe – our Solutions to make it Happen ,...
Cartas Europa stands by the victims of Italy's quake
4 months after a series of intensive earthquakes fully destroyed several villages in northern Italy, Caritas Italy continues to serve the over 18,000 people who are still living in temporary shelters. Since the beginning of this emergency, Caritas’...
CI MS on the road
Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Europa are holding the last global training for the national coordinators of the Caritas Internationalis Management Standards on 13-15 February in Bucharest, Romania. 43 people from across the Confederation have...
Pope Francis on human trafficking - photo: Radio Vaticana
Statement on the occasion of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking On the occasion of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, 8 February, Caritas Europa casts the spotlight on the global...
Photo: Caritas Austria
Statement Caritas Europa fully supports the Council of Europe’s Secretary General Thorbjorn Jagland’s call on the European Commission to recognise the European Social Charter as the “Social Constitution of Europe” and to consider it as a basis for the...
The Institutional Advocacy Forum met for the first time!
On 16-17 January, Caritas Europa organised the first Institutional Advocacy Forum in Bratislava, Slovakia. Caritas Slovakia hosted the Forum in Centrum Salvator, which is run by the Congregation of the Sisters of the Divine Saviour. The Forum gathered...
Migrant family in Czech Republic - Photo: Jindrich Streit Caritas Czech Republic
Press release: European legislators interested by Caritas successful projects on integration from across Europe“empowering people” approach to integration Empowering migrants and receiving communities is the best way to achieve sustainable and successful...

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