• CARITAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY INSPIRED BY POPE FRANCIS’ LAUDATO SI’
  • CARITAS GENERAL ASSEMBLY INSPIRED BY POPE FRANCIS’ LAUDATO SI’

    More than 400 people from 146 Caritas organisations gathered in Rome for the 21st Caritas General Assembly, an event designed for delegates to come together in solidarity and decide new ways to serve the most vulnerable around the world. The theme of the assembly is “One Human Family, One Common Home,” inspired by Pope Francis’ call in Laudato Si to hear the “cry of the earth and the cry of the poor.”

  •  “ONE HUMAN FAMILY, ONE COMMON HOME” – CARITAS 21ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  •  “ONE HUMAN FAMILY, ONE COMMON HOME” – CARITAS 21ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

    Caritas Internationalis will launch its 21st General Assembly with the theme “One Human Family, One Common Home” on 23rd May 2019 with a strong call to work together to face the unprecedented scale of difficulties facing humanity. “We are driven by our collective belief that we are part of one human family, sharing one common home,” says Caritas’ President, Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle.

  • Salva Kiir: I trembled when the Pope kissed our feet
  • Salva Kiir: I trembled when the Pope kissed our feet

    The President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has told his country’s parliament, in Juba, that he was shocked and shaken when the Pope kissed his feet during a Vatican special retreat for South Sudanese leaders, in April.

  • Holy See reiterates promotion and defence of family
  • Holy See reiterates promotion and defence of family

    Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, Holy See’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, addressed a conference in view of the May 15 UN's International Day of Families.