European governments must take into account role of family as key pillar for sustainable social models
Statement on the occasion of the International Day of Family Caritas Europa reminds European state governments about the importance of protecting family life. Families have a central role in any sustainable and inclusive social model as they create and...

Injustice is not invincible!

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 05:30
Injustice is not invincible!
“The problems I see is in the attitude of employers, i.e. [in offering] moonlighting jobs, employers prefer [temporary] contracts for services instead of regular employment contracts. They frequently offer no benefits or care for employee.” ~ A Caritas...
Caritas Europa publication "Social justice and equality in Europe - is possible! The Caritas roadmap" is out now ! For more information, take a look at our press release or read the longer press briefing . The publication is available in English , French...
Press release: Injustice is not invincible! Press briefing: Social justice and equality in Europe is possible!

Let’s liberate Europe from poverty

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 09:01
Let’s liberate Europe from poverty
The next Caritas Europa publication “Social justice and equality in Europe – is possible” presents our vision for resilient social models in Europe, which is based on the analysis of social realities on the ground. According to our vision, such social...
Publication: Social justice and equality in Europe - is possible!
Social Justice is a fundamental principle to tackle child and family poverty
On the World Day of Social Justice, Caritas Europa calls on the EU and its Member States to acknowledge social justice as a fundamental principle in tackling family poverty and social exclusion. Most recent statistics show that in 2012, 124.5 million...
Policy Paper: An Ambitious EU Development Policy in support of Social Justice

Mission and Values

Caritas Europa is inspired by the Gospel and the Catholic Social TeachingThe inviolable dignity of the human person is its essential guiding principle. Nothing on earth is as sacred as man and woman, created in the image of God.