• 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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Pope prays for victims, rescue workers of Sierra Leone mudslide

Vatican City, Aug 16, 2017 / 07:54 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With hundreds dead and nearly 600 more still missing as a result of a giant mudslide that ravi. . . read more Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:54:00 -0600

In Christ, Mary brings new joy and meaning to mankind, Pope says

Vatican City, Aug 15, 2017 / 04:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On the Feast of the Assumption, Pope Francis said that in bringing Christ to the world, Mary a. . . read more Tue, 15 Aug 2017 04:26:00 -0600

Australian bishops oppose forcing priests to reveal details of confession

Vatican City, Aug 14, 2017 / 07:20 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The bishops of Australia have indicated that they will resist the Royal Commission's propo. . . read more Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:20:00 -0600

Trust in Christ – not in horoscopes, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Aug 13, 2017 / 04:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday Pope Francis repeated a message he often has, warning against putting one's trus. . . read more Sun, 13 Aug 2017 04:41:00 -0600

Pope orders Belgian religious group to stop offering euthanasia to patients

Vatican City, Aug 10, 2017 / 10:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis is cracking down on a Belgian Brothers of Charity-run organization, giving the gr. . . read more Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:16:00 -0600

Cardinal Parolin says urgency of peace a key reason for Russia trip

Vatican City, Aug 9, 2017 / 11:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin has said he will be going to Russia Aug. 20-. . . read more Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:01:00 -0600

Pope names new bishop for Chaldean eparchy of San Diego

Vatican City, Aug 9, 2017 / 04:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has named Bishop Emanuel Hana Shaleta as head. . . read more Wed, 09 Aug 2017 04:46:00 -0600

Pope Francis: Jesus went to the cross for sinners, not the perfect

Vatican City, Aug 9, 2017 / 03:12 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said the Church doesn't exist for people without faults, but for. . . read more Wed, 09 Aug 2017 03:12:00 -0600

Vatican clarifies: Gay couple received standard form letter from Pope, not endorsement

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2017 / 11:59 am (CNA/EWTN News).- *Updated with official statement from Paloma Ovejero, vice director of the Holy See press offic. . . read more Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:59:00 -0600

Ukranian archeparchy in Philadelphia gets a new auxiliary bishop

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2017 / 05:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday it was announced that Pope Francis has named Fr. Andriy Rabiy, who has a background. . . read more Tue, 08 Aug 2017 05:45:00 -0600

Why the Feast of St. Dominic is not actually the Dominicans' biggest feast day

Vatican City, Aug 8, 2017 / 12:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Tuesday marks the Feast Day of St. Dominic, the 13th century priest known for founding the Orde. . . read more Tue, 08 Aug 2017 00:38:00 -0600

Pope urges Peruvians to focus on hope, unity ahead of trip

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2017 / 12:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has sent a special message to Peruvians ahead of his visit to their country next y. . . read more Mon, 07 Aug 2017 12:32:00 -0600

Pope Francis visits Blessed Paul VI's tomb on anniversary of his death

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2017 / 11:51 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Sunday morning Pope Francis descended to the grotto beneath St Peter's Basilica, where m. . . read more Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:51:00 -0600

Pope Francis offers prayers after deadly Nigeria attack

Vatican City, Aug 7, 2017 / 07:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After a bloody attack at a Catholic Church in southern Nigeria left 11 dead and several more wo. . . read more Mon, 07 Aug 2017 07:26:00 -0600

Want peace and love? Remember to pray, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Aug 6, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Through their prayers, people of various religions can work together for peace, Pope Francis ha. . . read more Sun, 06 Aug 2017 06:08:00 -0600

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Shock and grief after mudslide in Sierra Leone kills hundreds

Freetown, Sierra Leone, Aug 16, 2017 / 11:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A massive mudslide in Sierra Leone’s capital city has left hundreds dead and t. . . read more Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:08:00 -0600

Amid rising divorce rates, Malawi bishops hold marriage conference

Lilongwe, Malawi, Aug 12, 2017 / 04:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Divorce rates in Malawi have increased in the past few years, leading the local Catholic C. . . read more Sat, 12 Aug 2017 04:23:00 -0600

A bishop's plea: Don't forget victims of war and cholera in Yemen

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Aug 11, 2017 / 04:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A deadly cholera outbreak in Yemen could continue indefinitely without an e. . . read more Fri, 11 Aug 2017 16:42:00 -0600

Aleppo's Melkite archbishop looks to rebuild city from the ashes

St. Louis, Mo., Aug 11, 2017 / 12:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Syrian city of Aleppo lost over half its Christian population during the conflict. . . read more Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:03:00 -0600

After years of exile, Dominican sisters return to Iraq's Nineveh Plain

Erbil, Iraq, Aug 9, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After three years in exile from Iraq's Nineveh Plain while it was occupied by the Islamic St. . . read more Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:32:00 -0600

Vote wisely, seek peace, bishops say ahead of Kenya's elections

Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 4, 2017 / 05:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With Kenya’s elections fast approaching, the country’s Catholic bishops are askin. . . read more Fri, 04 Aug 2017 17:04:00 -0600

Malawi's government encourages local Catholic media

Karonga, Malawi, Aug 3, 2017 / 10:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Mawali's information, communication and technology ministry praised the country's Ca. . . read more Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:03:00 -0600

Catholic schools are a pillar of Church in Sudan

Khartoum, Sudan, Aug 1, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA).- Dust and mud brick houses everywhere – as far as the eye can see. The houses are indistinguishab. . . read more Tue, 01 Aug 2017 06:01:00 -0600

A Church on mission – Zambia celebrates 125 years of the Catholic faith

Lusaka, Zambia, Jul 28, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Zambia concluded a year of celebration marking 125 years since the Church was established. . . read more Fri, 28 Jul 2017 00:08:00 -0600

How can the Church promote peace in the Holy Land?

Jerusalem, Jul 25, 2017 / 11:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As conflict has erupted once again between Israelis and Palestinians in East Jerusalem, the Latin. . . read more Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:35:00 -0600

Bishops plea for two priests abducted in DRC

Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jul 19, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA).- Gunmen have abducted two Catholic priests in the Democratic Republic of Con. . . read more Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:01:00 -0600

Holy tattoo! A 700-year old Christian tradition thrives in Jerusalem

, Jul 9, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- In the Old City of Jerusalem it's hard to escape the ancient history that's still alive within its walls. A. . . read more Sun, 09 Jul 2017 16:02:00 -0600

Mali's first cardinal, Archbishop Jean Zerbo

Bamako, Mali, Jun 27, 2017 / 03:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Among those bishops who will be created cardinals at the June consistory is Archbishop Jean Ze. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:33:00 -0600

Christian leaders in Zambia warn against government abuses

Lusaka, Zambia, Jun 26, 2017 / 02:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The leaders of three major Christian groups in Zambia have issued a strongly worded letter o. . . read more Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:53:00 -0600

How the Church is helping Christians return to Aleppo

Aleppo, Syria, Jun 23, 2017 / 10:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Christians who fled Aleppo because of the four year battle for the city are now returning, an. . . read more Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:06:00 -0600

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No âmbito da reestruturação de seu serviço, a Direção da Agência Fides decidiu suspender a tradução das notícias em português que, contudo,. . . read more Fri, 02 Jun 2017 11:55:08 +0200

ÍNDIA - Um Salesiano: Consagrar a Índia ao Coração Imaculado de Maria€

Bangalore - Consagrar a Índia ao Coração Imaculado de Maria: é o pedido feito pelo sacerdote salesiano José Kuttianimattathil, do colégio Kristu. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 12:55:58 +0200

ÁFRICA/REP. CENTRO-AFRICANA - Situação dramática em Alindao; mais de 148 mortos, milhares de deslocados internos e de refugiados

Bangui - Além de Bangassou , também a diocese de Alindao vive uma situação dramática. Segundo notícias que foram enviadas à Agência Fides, pe.. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 21:04:57 +0200

ÁFRICA/RD CONGO - Continua a onda de violência em Kasai, 25 mil deslocados se refugiaram em Angola

Luebo – Mais de 25 mil pessoas, entre essas nove mil crianças, fugiram das violências e da insegurança na província de Kasai, na República Demo. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 21:02:42 +0200

ÁSIA/SRI LANKA - Depois de inundações e deslizamentos de terra agora a população está em risco de dengue

Colombo - Subiu para pelo menos 202 mortos e 96 desaparecidos o número de vítimas causadas pelas inundações e deslizamentos de terra que atingiu o. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:26:22 +0200

AMÉRICA/BRASIL - Diariamente, 200 venezuelanos pedem abrigo ao Brasil

Brasília – Todos os dias, cerca de 200 imigrantes venezuelanos atravessam a fronteira em busca de abrigo no Brasil, em fuga dos graves conflitos in. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:25:47 +0200

AMÉRICA/ARGENTINA - Os Bispos convidam à oração pelos cristãos coptas e pela paz no mundo

Buenos Aires – “Os Bispos argentinos estão unidos e em plena comunhão com os sentimentos e orações do Papa Francisco e de toda a Igreja pelos. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:24:54 +0200

ÁFRICA/NIGÉRIA - Nomeação do Bispo de Bauchi

Cidade do Vaticano – O Santo Padre Francisco nomeou hoje como Bispo da diocese de Bauchi o Pe. Hilary Nanman Dachelem, C.M.F., Pároco e Vigário pa. . . read more Wed, 31 May 2017 16:23:57 +0200

ÁSIA/FILIPINAS - O Bispo de Marawi: “Apelo em vídeo do Pe. Chito: fase critica, tememos pela vida dos reféns”

Marawi - “Os terroristas procuraram um contato com os militares e as instituições. Gravaram e difundiram um vídeo em que Pe. Teresito Soganub, co. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 11:03:36 +0200

AMÉRICA/ARGENTINA - Campanha da Caritas em vista da coleta anual: pobres sempre em aumento

Buenos Aires – A Caritas Argentina está realizando a campanha nacional em vista da sua anual coleta para os necessitados, convidando a expressar so. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:19:20 +0200

AMÉRICA/MÉXICO - Bispo de Huatla lança o alerta contra a seca na Sierra Mazateca de Oaxaca

Oaxaca – Depois de mais de 20 dias sem chuva, a região mazateca está atravessando a pior crise devido à seca, além da falta crônica de serviço. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:18:31 +0200

AMÉRICA/CUBA - Os Bispos cubanos solidários com os sofrimentos e as incertezas dos venezuelanos

Havana – “Nesses momentos difíceis da vida do povo venezuelano, povo que guiam e servem na fé como Bispos, não estamos alheios ao sofrimento e. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:17:46 +0200

ÁSIA - Jovens cristãos embaixadores da paz na Ásia

Chiang Mai - Os jovens são embaixadores de paz na Ásia: este é o tema do seminário aberto, em 29 de maio, promovido em Chiang Mai pela Conferênci. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 22:17:16 +0200

ÁFRICA/REPÚBLICA CENTRO-AFRICANA - Dois mil muçulmanos ainda refugiados na diocese de Bangassou; o testemunho de um Bispo à Fides

Bangui - “Dois mil muçulmanos ainda estão hospedados na missão católica. Uma parte está no Seminário Menor, outra na Catedral e na minha casa. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 18:33:27 +0200

VATICANO - Card. Filoni à Assembleia POM: “O Evangelho jamais é completamente anunciado”

Roma – “Ninguém envia em missão, senão Deus, envolvendo-nos na Páscoa de seu Filho. Recebe a missão somente quem, na fé, se descobre enviado. . . read more Tue, 30 May 2017 18:32:00 +0200

ÁSIA/ÍNDIA - Bispos: ataque vergonhoso contra a capela em Hyderabad; missas e adorações de “reparação”

Nova Délhi - “É claro que os fundamentalistas hinduístas e elementos antissociais foram responsáveis pelo ato vergonhoso ocorrido em 21 de maio. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 11:14:13 +0200

AMÉRICA/COLÔMBIA - Alerta pela morte por desnutrição de oito crianças em uma semana

La Guajira -“Entre 14 e 20 de maio, no arco de uma semana, foram registrados oito novos casos de crianças mortas por desnutrição e, segundo o Ins. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:22:17 +0200

AMÉRICA/MÉXICO - Card. Robles Ortega pede esclarecimentos sobre o homicídio de dois líderes indígenas wixarika

Guadalajara -“O Card. Francisco Robles Ortega, Arcebispo de Guadalajara, Jalisco, depois da missa dominical pediu o esclarecimento das circunstânci. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:21:05 +0200

AMÉRICA/VENEZUELA - Sacerdotes de Guayana: “Não podemos permanecer em silêncio diante da repressão”

Guayana - Os sacerdotes e diáconos da Diocese de Ciudad Guayana escreveram uma carta “ao povo peregrino na nossa amada terra e a todos os homens de. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 22:19:12 +0200

ÁFRICA/SOMÁLIA - “A rivalidade entre clãs e as questões econômicas facilitam a implantação do Estado Islâmico”, diz Dom Bertin

Mogadíscio – “Segundo me referiram, os membros do Estado Islâmico pagam melhor e assim, na situação de crise da Somália, é fácil encontrar. . . read more Mon, 29 May 2017 18:47:10 +0200

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