ODSS: launch at the Regional Conference

ODSS
Are you wondering what the Organisational Development Solidarity System (ODSS) is all about? The members of our network are ready to answer you! The ODSS was presented to the network during the Caritas Europa Regional Conference in Tbilisi in early May through the testimonies of several members of...

A guest is a gift from God

A guest is a gift from God
Caritas Europa Regional Conference 2018 is right around the corner! So, Gamarjoba and Welcome to Georgia! We Georgians are proud of our hospitality and as our proverb says: “Every guest is a gift from God”. Hence, we, members of Caritas Georgia, are getting more and more excited, and...

Prepare yourself and your community for the encounter

Prepare yourself and your community for the encounter
Pope Francis encourages all communities in the world to welcome, to protect, to promote and to integrate and this is what Caritas has been doing through its communities, groups, services, volunteers and employees in the encounter with migrants and refugees for many years. Based on this experience, Caritas...

A new way of accompanying Caritas

A new way of accompanying Caritas
The Organisational Development Solidarity System (ODSS) is a new way of accompanying Caritas organisations. Accompaniment is a relationship that starts with mutual respect and recognition of the values of the other partner. It is about walking the way hand-in-hand, learning from each other and growing together ; it...

There are no foreigners, only friends you have not met yet

There are no foreigners, only friends you have not met yet
With the motto “There are no foreigners, only friends you have not met yet”, Caritas Athens co-hosted an event with Lycée Léonin to introduce innovative programmes run by means of our Refugee Programme. The event took place on Wednesday 28 March in Lycée Léonin’s auditorium. The event aimed...

Solidarity can make 100%!

Solidarity can make 100%!
Caritas is an ordinary organisation, what is extraordinary about it is - People. Not necessarily the leaders or managers, but the ones who touch the lives of others by daily providing simple service to the most needy. These are people who know the cost of life. These are...

A new solidarity system for Caritas Europa

A new solidarity system for Caritas Europa
A network is only as strong as its member organisations are. In Caritas Europa, we are well aware of this principle and we strive to always offer better tools to our members in order to strengthen their capacities. This is why we have designed a new solidarity system...

Caritas Coimbra speaks about active and healthy ageing

Caritas Coimbra speaks about active and healthy ageing
Caritas Diocesana de Coimbra was at the European Commission on the 26-27th February, in order to present and discuss its perspectives on the societal challenges that cannot be forgotten in the use of technologies and the collection of big data in health and eHealth, connected to frail and...

Everybody can be a volunteer

Everybody can be a volunteer
When you work with volunteers, your job cannot be just a job. It becomes a part of your life. Every day I look at people of different ages, different backgrounds, different nationalities, who come to Caritas to share something they possess. They give to others, but some people...
Engaging in the 2030 Agenda through the lens of Laudato Si’
Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is the result of many years of collective thinking across the international community about what international development looks like and how it should be ‘done’. It is an ambitious Agenda with an aspirational preamble and declaration, as well as...

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