EU leaders held their Spring Summit in Brussels last 25-26 March to discuss and agree the main elements of Europe 2020, the new strategy for growth and jobs of the EU. This strategy is meant to guide all political actions of the EU for the next decade...
Haiti - A woman carrying some food items amidst the chaos
It is with these words filled with a mix of anger, dismay, despair, and hope that an old man living in the refugee camp of Piétonville welcomed Caritas staff as they were delivering emergency shelter kits. Two and a half months after being hit by a...
Tuesday, 30th March 2010 Community effort needed to fight poverty Caritas Europa, of which Caritas Malta is a member, recently launched a campaign called Zero Poverty - Act Now . Its message is that poverty is not inevitable and that everyone, from...
Caritas Croatia is present at Croatia's national rural product fair in Zagreb (26-28 March) to raise awareness about poverty in Europe among the more than 15,000 participants that are expected to visit the fair. During the official opening of the fair,...
The shelter for the homeless "Roses of St. Frances" will have a one week celebration of its 3 year-work, starting from Saturday, 20 March. Various events are organised, including an indoor soccer tournament "Without prejudice". The exhibition match will...
Last Saturday, 20 March 2010, during the Fifth “Way of the Cross” for Croatian youth, the archdiocesan Caritas organisation will present the “Zero Poverty” campaign to youth attending this act of worship. On the occasion of 2010 – European Year to Combat...
Caritas Croatia, together with the Zagreb Archdiocesan Caritas and the Zadar Archdiocesan Caritas marked 16 March World Social Work Day in Croatia, which was held under the motto: “Making human rights real – the Social Work Agenda”. On this occasion,...
Chisinau, 09 March 2010 - Every year Caritas is increasingly called to become a Voice for the Poor. Through its various initiatives and projects Caritas has increased the volume of that voice. Together with COMECE, Caritas Europa invited Church leaders...
Caritas Croatia’s tremendous enthusiasm about the Zero Poverty Act Now campaign is relentlessly spreading across the country, encouraging high profile Croatians to join the movement. After succeeding in gaining Croatia President Ivo Josipovic's presence...

Meet the Poor

Mon, 15/02/2010 - 14:31
Brussels/Rome, 15 February 2010 - On the 14 February 2010, the Holy Father visited Caritas' shelter in Rome to underline his commitment to all those suffering of poverty and social exclusion. The visit was organised in connection to the Caritas campaign...

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