Caritas Internationalis’ Christmas campaign is focused on COVID-19. The confederation invites its benefactors to give a safe Christmas to all the people around the world who are suffering because of the pandemic and its dramatic consequences in terms of increased poverty and food insecurity.
The director of Caritas Philippines (NASSA) says a global response is needed to tackle the root causes of climate change and prevent increasingly powerful typhoons which batter the country every year.
COVID -19 coronavirus is changing the world. Life has stopped in many countries as borders close and all but essential services shut down. The poverty rate is dramatically growing and people, especially in the most affected countries, are fighting for their most basic needs.