• Caritas India helps flood survivors in northern India 04 Jul 2016 11:51 Union of Catholic Asian News A road blocked by landslides in Uttarakhand state. Heavy rains accompanied by landslides in the state have resulted in the deaths of over 30 people and damaged property. (Photo supplied by Caritas India)  Caritas India is chalking out ways to extend …
  • Caritas Bangladesh gets new executive director 24 Jun 2016 10:24 Union of Catholic Asian News New Caritas Bangladesh executive director Francis Atul Sarker (right) shakes hands with outgoing executive director Benedict Alo D'Rozario (left) during a handover ceremony at Caritas' central office in Dhaka on June 23. (ucanews.com photo by …
  • Caritas in Kashmir helps women live with dignity 23 Jun 2016 06:43 Union of Catholic Asian News Women are abused by their husbands or in-laws, mostly because they believe their dowry is too little Santosh Kumari trained to be a tailor using a 50,000-rupee loan. Now she has her own shop. With a monthly income of 15,000 rupees, Kumari says she can now …
  • Queen Rania visits Caritas Jordan activities in Ramadan 14 Jun 2016 14:58 Ammon News AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited programs run by Caritas Jordan in Jabal Al Weibdeh on Tuesday, including its community center, and the Restaurant of Mercy, which provides free Iftar meals to people in need. Caritas is an …
  • Catholic Bishops' Conference launches Caritas Ghana 04 Jun 2016 23:29 Modern Ghana By Celestina Seyram Tsievor/ Kwamina Tandoh, GNA Accra, June 4, GNA - The Ghana Catholic and Bishops' Conference, has launched Caritas Ghana, in Accra, a charity organisation to contribute to the enhancement of the dignity of the human person. The …
  • Caritas Sri Lanka sets up free mobile clinics for the poor 31 May 2016 10:26 Union of Catholic Asian News Caritas Sri Lanka plans to offer free medical care to the rural poor via mobile clinics. A medical team set up the first clinic near St. Roch's Catholic Church, in Delathura, a village near Ja-Ela, a large suburb north of Colombo. Patients began …
  • Caritas appeals for support to help fishing communities 31 May 2016 08:19 Union of Catholic Asian News Mass die-off of marine life in central Vietnam’s coastal waters has resulted in communities losing their livelihood A Vietnamese villager shows dead fish he collected on a beach in Phu Loc district, in the central province of Thua Thien Hue, April 21. ( …
  • Caritas helps Kashmir farmers go organic 27 May 2016 07:59 Union of Catholic Asian News Dharam Chand in his wheat field some 25 kilometers outside of Jammu. Chand was considering giving up on his farm until he switched to organic methods, learnt from Caritas, which has made his farming enterprise profitable. (ucanews.com photo by Umar Shah) …
  • Caritas helps flood victims in Sri Lanka 20 May 2016 10:18 Union of Catholic Asian News An elderly man pushes his bicycle through a flooded part of Sri Lanka. Flooding in the island nation has been due to heavy rains from tropical cyclone Roanu. (Photo by ucanews.com Sri Lanka) Caritas in Sri Lanka are rushing to help thousands of people …
  • Caritas program aids victims of Lahore Easter attack 19 May 2016 08:37 Union of Catholic Asian News Financial support is part of an effort to assist those affected by terrorist bombing Bomb blast victim Bilal Boota receives a check from Archbishop Sebastian Shaw at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Lahore, May 18. Boota still has shrapnel from the attack inside …
  • Caritas leader: South Sudanese crisis among worst in the world 17 May 2016 10:10 Catholic World News Catholic World News May 17, 2016 The secretary-general of Caritas Internationalis, the Church’s confederation of relief and development agencies, lamented the effects of the South Sudanese Civil War, which began in 2013. “It is a forgotten war,” said …
  • Caritas chief calls on Duterte to release El Nino funds 17 May 2016 05:49 Union of Catholic Asian News The government is obligated to help farmers and the poor affected by natural disasters A Philippine church official appealed to President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to prioritize the immediate release of government funds to farmers, who continue to suffer from …
  • Caritas helps as Cambodian farmers wait for rain 17 May 2016 04:56 Union of Catholic Asian News Agency launches emergency appeal to deliver water to thousands in hardest hit provinces While no human deaths have been reported by a prolonged drought gripping Cambodia, a number of livestock and wild animals have died. (Photo by Abby Seiff) As an …
  • MRI Software is selected as Software Provider for The Caritas... 09 May 2016 21:06 SF Gate California-based non-profit corporation adopts MRI Software’s property management solutions. Solon, Ohio (PRWEB) May 09, 2016 Affordable housing organization, The Caritas Corporation, recently adopted MRI Software’s multifamily solutions to handle the …
  • Caritas assesses aid response after Bangladesh floods 06 May 2016 09:43 Union of Catholic Asian News A boatman rows in a flooded area in Moulvibazar district of Sylhet division in this 2010 file photo. Over the past week, flash floods have left tens of thousands of people stranded and destroyed about 50,000 hectares of rice crops in two districts in …

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Protection of minors event draws swath of top Vatican leaders

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2017 / 03:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In a significant show of unity, officials from every Vatican department – including at l. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:32:00 -0600

How do we solve crises? Put the person first, Pope Francis tells EU

Vatican City, Mar 24, 2017 / 01:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Being disconnected from the values of the past – which upheld the human person and the f. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:04:00 -0600

Vatican abuse prevention event 'extremely important' for Church

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 02:22 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday a Vatican event on the prevention of child abuse narrowed in on the importance of. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 14:22:00 -0600

Pope clears way for canonization of Fatima visionaries

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 06:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis approved the second and final miracle needed to canonize Blessed Fran. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:44:00 -0600

Pope Francis prays for victims of deadly London attack

Vatican City, Mar 23, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After four people died in an apparent terrorist attack in London yesterday, Pope Francis has v. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 06:08:00 -0600

Watch this little girl steal Pope Francis' hat

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2017 / 10:57 am (CNA).- A cute moment was captured on camera Wednesday, as a 3-year-old girl “stole” Pope Francis&rs. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:57:00 -0600

Pope Francis: When we want to give up, God helps us persevere

Vatican City, Mar 22, 2017 / 03:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said each person must strive to imitate the perseverance and consola. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 03:57:00 -0600

The Church and society need you, Pope Francis tells youth

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 02:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis released a video message to youth in advance of the next World Youth D. . . read more Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:07:00 -0600

Good Friday Collection to benefit Holy Land Christians

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 05:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christians in the Middle East continue to suffer innumerable hardships this Lenten season,. . . read more Tue, 21 Mar 2017 05:57:00 -0600

This man was killed for defying Hitler – and now he's been beatified.

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 03:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Italian layman Joseph Mayr-Nusser who refused to take the Hitler oath was beatified March 18 i. . . read more Tue, 21 Mar 2017 03:01:00 -0600

Pope Francis' schedule for Fatima visit released

Vatican City, Mar 20, 2017 / 09:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday, the Vatican released the official program for Pope Francis’ two-day visit to. . . read more Mon, 20 Mar 2017 09:48:00 -0600

Pope meets Rwandan president, apologizes for Church failure during genocide

Vatican City, Mar 20, 2017 / 08:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- During a brief meeting with Rwandan president Paul Kagame Monday, Pope Francis voiced his sadn. . . read more Mon, 20 Mar 2017 08:46:00 -0600

Pope Francis: This Lent, seek the only ‘well’ that satisfies – Christ

Vatican City, Mar 19, 2017 / 06:47 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis said that Lent is the perfect time to remind ourselves of the life-givi. . . read more Sun, 19 Mar 2017 06:47:00 -0600

Pope Francis to visit Egypt April 28-29

Vatican City, Mar 18, 2017 / 06:11 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In what will be his first international trip of the year, Pope Francis will be traveling to Ca. . . read more Sat, 18 Mar 2017 06:11:00 -0600

Pope Francis goes to confession

Vatican City, Mar 17, 2017 / 11:48 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At the end of his annual Lenten penitential service on Friday, Pope Francis was the first to g. . . read more Fri, 17 Mar 2017 11:48:00 -0600

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We're all responsible for seminarians, African bishop says

Cape Coast, Ghana, Mar 23, 2017 / 08:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Priestly formation isn't a just a job for the rector – it's a responsibilit. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:01:00 -0600

South Sudan bishop says nation's prayers must provoke change

Juba, South Sudan, Mar 16, 2017 / 03:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Amid war, displacement and hunger, South Sudan's day of prayer must lead to true repe. . . read more Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:34:00 -0600

Nigeria's bishops call on government to defend human rights

Abuja, Nigeria, Mar 16, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- At a recent meeting, the Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gave a bleak summary of the state of t. . . read more Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:04:00 -0600

Among horror stories from Syria, a woman's unborn baby was cut in half

Aleppo, Syria, Mar 15, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Warning: The following article contains graphic depictions of violence that readers may find. . . read more Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:01:00 -0600

Critics of church demolitions in Sudan pressured to keep silent

Khartoum, Sudan, Mar 10, 2017 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who are criticizing government action against churches are facing pressure from. . . read more Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:03:00 -0700

Four Ethiopia nuns killed in car crash on the way to a funeral

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Mar 8, 2017 / 01:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Church in Ethiopia is mourning the deaths of four religious sisters who died in a. . . read more Wed, 08 Mar 2017 13:43:00 -0700

Bishop rejects South Sudan president's day of prayer as a political move

Juba, South Sudan, Mar 8, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The call by South Sudan's president for a national day of prayer was met with derision. . . read more Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:04:00 -0700

Egypt's Christians are being driven out – will the world notice?

Cairo, Egypt, Mar 2, 2017 / 03:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A spike in attacks on Coptic Christians in Egypt, spurred by a video threat from ISIS, has draw. . . read more Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:27:00 -0700

South Sudanese bishops call for food aid, peace negotiations

Juba, South Sudan, Feb 28, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of South Sudan issued a call last Thursday for dialogue between the warring f. . . read more Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:02:00 -0700

Are MidEast youth losing the virtue of hope?

Beirut, Lebanon, Feb 25, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Syriac-Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III Younan has said that the number of youth want. . . read more Sat, 25 Feb 2017 12:06:00 -0700

Syrian priest: After liberation of Aleppo, living conditions still dire

Aleppo, Syria, Feb 24, 2017 / 12:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Nearly three months after the Syrian Army liberated the city of Aleppo from ISIS control, the. . . read more Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:20:00 -0700

Iraqi Christians erect large cross in area liberated from ISIS

Mosul, Iraq, Feb 23, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After years of darkness, hope has returned to Telekuf-Tesqopa. Located just 17 miles from Mosul. . . read more Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0700

In DR Congo, an upsurge of violence against the Church

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Feb 22, 2017 / 06:09 pm (Aid to the Church in Need).- In the wake of an attack on a Catholic seminary, the. . . read more Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:09:00 -0700

Nun in Mali kidnapped by alleged jihadists

Bamako, Mali, Feb 10, 2017 / 02:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Colombian bishops are asking for prayers after a religious sister from Colombia was kidnap. . . read more Fri, 10 Feb 2017 02:59:00 -0700

Bishop says the Christian influence in Jordan is still strong

Amman, Jordan, Feb 10, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Jerusalem Bishop William Shomali, newly appointed to the Latin Patriarchate of Jordan, says t. . . read more Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:02:00 -0700

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ÁFRICA/MALI - Ir. Cecília: passados quase dois meses do sequestro, os Bispos lançam novas iniciativas para sua libertação

Bamako - Os Bispos do Mali lançaram uma iniciativa para obter a libertação de Cecília Narváez Argoti, a religiosa de nacionalidade colombiana da. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:53:43 +0100

VATICANO - Reconhecido o martírio de uma religiosa que lutou pelas mulheres e pelo respeito dos direitos

Cidade do Vaticano – O Santo Padre Francisco autorizou a Congregação das Causas dos Santos a promulgar o decreto sobre o martírio da Serva de Deu. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:52:37 +0100

ÁSIA/TERRA SANTA - Alarme dos especialistas: Santo Sepulcro em risco de desabamento

Jerusalém – A Basílica do Santo Sepulcro corre risco de desmoronar se não forem realizadas intervenções adequadas para reforçar seus instávei. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:27:01 +0100

AMÉRICA/REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA - “Dois países mas uma só Igreja, engajada com os migrantes”: encontro das dioceses de fronteira

Barahona – Por meio de um comunicado publicado ontem, o grupo dos representantes das dioceses de fronteira do Haiti e da República Dominicana, que. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:26:15 +0100

AMÉRICA/MÉXICO - México em festa: serão canonizadas as crianças mártires de Tlaxcala, protomártires da América

Cidade do México – "Com felicidade e alegria, compartilhamos a notícia de que o Santo Padre Francisco recebeu em audiência o Cardeal Angelo Amato. . . read more Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:25:31 +0100

ÁSIA/MIANMAR - Trabalho infantil: mão de obra barata que alimenta o crescimento do país

Naypyidaw - Em Mianmar, os menores começam a trabalhar aos 14 anos, mas a jornada de trabalho não pode exceder a quatro horas. A legislação permit. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:27:52 +0100

ÁSIA/SIRIA - Arcebispo sírio-católico de Hassakè: não ajudamos somente os cristãos

Hassakè - Os militantes do autoproclamado Estado islâmico se retiraram dos arredores de Hassaké. Durante anos, eles tinham se posicionado a menos d. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 09:14:32 +0100

ÁFRICA/SUDÃO DO SUL - No Unity State, o povo está morrendo de fome; quem pode foge em busca de salvação

Yirol – “Há 6 anos um país da África não caia numa situação tão dramática: a última vez foi na Somália. Há pouco mais de um mês, o dra. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:40 +0100

ÁFRICA/NIGÉRIA - “Nossos políticos são corruptos e muitas vezes as ajudas não chegam a quem precisa” denuncia um Bispo

Abuja - “Muitas ofertas provenientes do mundo ocidental não vão diretamente às pessoas a quem se destinam. Nossos políticos insistem que as doa. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:00:03 +0100

ÁFRICA/RD CONGO RD - Os massacres de Kivu do Norte são obra de verdadeiros jihadistas?

Kinshasa – Desde o início de outubro de 2014, a população do território de Beni é alvo de uma série de sequestros de pessoas e massacres, nos. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:59:30 +0100

ÁSIA/FILIPINAS - Igreja: “Sobre a pena de morte, pedimos aos políticos coerência e consciência”

Manila – “O que pedimos aos nossos políticos é a coerência e que votem sobre a pena de morte segundo consciência. Pedimos que não usem a fé. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 07:58:54 +0100

AMÉRICA/REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA - Encontro dos Bispos de fronteira entre Haiti e Rep. Dominicana sobre problemas comuns

Barahona – Bispos, sacerdotes e delegações de paróquias do Haiti e da República Dominicana se reuniram em Barahona em 21 de março, para analisa. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:06:20 +0100

AMÉRICA - REPAM: o direito ao território é condição preliminar para o exercício de outros direitos

Washington – A Rede Eclesial Pan-Amazônica , considerando a violação dos direitos territoriais dos povos indígenas e das comunidades amazônicas. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:05:05 +0100

AMÉRICA/PORTO RICO - Líderes religiosos pedem aos Estados Unidos para prevenir a crise financeira no país

San Juan – O Arcebispo de Puerto Rico, Dom Roberto González, e a Sociedade Bíblica guiada pelo reverendo Heriberto Martínez pedem ao Congresso do. . . read more Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:04:13 +0100

AMÉRICA/BRASIL - Mais de 2 milhões e meio de menores em situação de trabalho infantil

Rio de Janeiro – Segundo uma pesquisa que acaba de ser publicada pela Fundação Abrinq, ong promotora da defesa da infância e da adolescência, em. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:25:36 +0100

AMÉRICA/EL SALVADOR - Rumo ao CAM V 2018: a Cruz missionária chega a El Salvador

Cara Sucia – El Salvador acolheu da Guatemala, justamente na cidade de fronteira de Hachadura, a Cruz missionária e as relíquias da Beata Nazaria. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:24:49 +0100

AMÉRICA/GUATEMALA - Dom Ramazzini: o país depende economicamente das remessas dos trabalhadores nos Estados Unidos

Berna – O Bispo da diocese de Huehuetenango, na Guatemala, Dom Alvaro Ramazzini Imeri, participou nos dias passados de uma mesa-redonda no Parlament. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 23:24:03 +0100

EUROPA/ITÁLIA - XXV Dia dos Missionários Mártires: “Não tenham medo”

Roma – “Não tenham medo” é o convite visível em toda teofania e é a frase que repete Jesus Ressuscitado todas as vezes em que aparece a seus. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:19:39 +0100

EUROPA/ITÁLIA - Dia mundial da água: 1 bilhão de pessoas não têm acesso à água limpa

Roma – Será o Papa Francisco a lançar o debate global previsto por ocasião do Dia Mundial da Água a ser celebrado hoje, 22 de março. Na conclus. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:17:26 +0100

ÁFRICA/RD CONGO - Presidente da CENCO na ONU: “o acordo de São Silvestre é o único caminho para sair da crise”

Kinshasa - “A República Democrática do Congo está sem nenhuma instituição legítima. É a primeira vez que isto se verifica em nosso país desd. . . read more Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:13:22 +0100

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