Osca Romero, The Irish Time
On 14 October 2018 blessed Óscar Romero, former archbishop of San Salvador, will be canonised (made saint) at the Vatican ceremony together with six other persons. Romero was killed by a bullet on 24 March 1980 in the chapel of the Hospital of Divine Providence during the Mass...
Disaster risk reduction in Serbia since 2015 until now
Floods in May 2014 had been an important trigger to show how vulnerable and helpless we are when nature decides to show its strength and power. At least this is how we perceived it in Caritas Serbia at that time. Natural disasters remind the need to increase awareness...

Caritas Athens celebrates 40 years of offering

Caritas Athens celebrates 40 years of offering
On the 40th anniversary of offering and solidarity of the Charitable Organization of the Catholic Church, Caritas Athens, in the Greek society, a concert of choral music is organized in collaboration with the ERT's (Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation) Musical Ensembles on Monday, October 8 at 20:30 at the Parnassos...

Shamim’s story

Shamim’s story
"A place that belongs to you, which is yours", this is what home means to Shamim. Born as a refugee, without nationality, he is part of the minority of the Biharis - also called the forgotten Pakistanis. Discover through his testimony why having a place he can call...
Caritas Bosnia and Herzegovina set to support migrants before the arrival of winter
In 2018 alone, Bosnian authorities counted more than 11,000 people crossing the border from Serbia or Montenegro to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The vast majority of migrants only consider Bosnia and Herzegovina to be a transit country on their way to the EU. Their intention is to continue to...

Nastia’s story

Nastia #whatishome
Nastia, 8 years old, Eastern Ukraine Nastia fled with her father and brother from the fighting in eastern Ukraine to Russia. Nastia's new home is now a small room in a hotel in Wolschsky in Russia. She shares it with her dad, brother, aunt, and cousin. The hotel...

Innocent’s story

Innocent and Family
Home is not only my country. Home is where I am now, where my family is… Innocent, 31 years, Burundi. Silvia and I met in 2011 when Silvia came with Caritas Italy to volunteer in a youth centre in Bujumbura, the capital of Burundi, where I was volunteering...

Ska Keller Interview #whatishome

Ska Keller Interview #whatishome
Interview with MEP Ska Keller on family reunification "Family reunification is a basic #HumanRight. We cannot limit that"

Interview on Food Insecurity with Anna Knoll, ECDPM

Anna Knoll
Historically, seasonal and circular migration has allowed families to have enough food in many developing countries. It is an adaptation strategy. But what exactly is the impact of this migration on food systems in the south? How are European development and migration policies affecting these food systems? Anna...
Sirpa Pietikäinen
The urgency with which we need to try to halt climate change cannot be underestimated. Scientists have modelled the exponential rate at which climate change is advancing. And all evidence shows that it is advancing much faster than we had predicted. The melting of permafrost and of Artic...

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