• 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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Keep your eyes fixed on the cross, Pope urges new cardinals

Vatican City, Jun 28, 2017 / 08:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, Pope Francis created five new cardinals, encouraging them to walk with Jesus, ke. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 08:05:00 -0600

Pope Francis: The way of Christ is the way of persecution

Vatican City, Jun 28, 2017 / 03:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday Pope Francis said that following Christ means taking a path contrary to that of t. . . read more Wed, 28 Jun 2017 03:57:00 -0600

Unity is more than 'bland uniformity,' Pope tells Orthodox

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2017 / 04:12 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis met with a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, saying. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:12:00 -0600

Local priest named fifth bishop of Allentown, Penn.

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2017 / 07:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday the Vatican announced Pope Francis' pick of Mons. Alfred A. Schlert to be the n. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:16:00 -0600

The old still have a lot to offer young people, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jun 27, 2017 / 04:43 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday Pope Francis said that the older generation should not stop striving in their spiri. . . read more Tue, 27 Jun 2017 04:43:00 -0600

Cardinal Turkson: Marijuana debate ignores ethical questions

Vatican City, Jun 26, 2017 / 04:34 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican's top personality on social justice issues has voiced his concern for the incr. . . read more Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:34:00 -0600

Chinese bishop forcibly removed from diocese still missing

Vatican City, Jun 26, 2017 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday the Vatican issued a statement on the situation of the Chinese Bishop Peter Shao Zhu. . . read more Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:03:00 -0600

Christ doesn’t promise freedom from difficulties, Pope says

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2017 / 11:38 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis reminded the faithful that following Christ doe. . . read more Sun, 25 Jun 2017 11:38:00 -0600

The tale of Fr. Brochero: Gaucho priest, devil's worst nightmare

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2017 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- If Jose Brochero doesn't sound like a Gaucho name, nothing does. Last year, Pope Francis. . . read more Sun, 25 Jun 2017 02:03:00 -0600

Francis urges Serrans to 'keep moving forward' promoting vocations

Vatican City, Jun 23, 2017 / 02:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis offered encouragement Friday to members of Serra International, which promotes re. . . read more Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:42:00 -0600

Pope Francis meets Dutch king and queen, returns long-lost stick

Vatican City, Jun 22, 2017 / 07:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Thursday Pope Francis met with King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherl. . . read more Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:32:00 -0600

Meeting with NFL hall-of-famers, Pope Francis promotes teamwork

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 01:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis addressed members of the National Football League Hall of Fame on Wednesday, enco. . . read more Wed, 21 Jun 2017 13:08:00 -0600

Pope Francis sends aid to a troubled South Sudan

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 11:34 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the Vatican stated last month the postponement of Pope Francis’ proposed trip to S. . . read more Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:34:00 -0600

Can relics unite Catholics and Orthodox? Pope Francis thinks so.

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Common veneration of relics is one of the tools Pope Francis is using to foster ecumenical rel. . . read more Wed, 21 Jun 2017 06:04:00 -0600

Don’t think holiness is for you? The saints can help, Pope Francis says

Vatican City, Jun 21, 2017 / 05:27 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Wednesday, Pope Francis said the saints show us that despite what we might think, holiness. . . read more Wed, 21 Jun 2017 05:27:00 -0600

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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

Youssef Absi elected Patriarch of Melkite Greek Catholic Church

Beirut, Lebanon, Jun 22, 2017 / 12:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The synod of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church elected on Wednesday Archbishop Youssef Absi. . . read more Thu, 22 Jun 2017 12:07:00 -0600

Southern DRC violence has left more than 3,000 dead

Kasai, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jun 20, 2017 / 04:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- More than 3,300 people have been killed since October alone in the. . . read more Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:32:00 -0600

Cameroon's bishops ask state action to protect clergy in wake of murder

Yaoundé, Cameroon, Jun 16, 2017 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After determining that one of their confreres was murdered two weeks ago, the bishops of. . . read more Fri, 16 Jun 2017 00:04:00 -0600

Nigerian priest shares harrowing story of being kidnapped

Issele-Uku, Nigeria, Jun 12, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- It was supposed to be a quiet retreat weekend last April for Fr. Sam Okwuidegbe, a Nige. . . read more Mon, 12 Jun 2017 03:04:00 -0600

Want Pope Francis to visit South Sudan? Work for peace, bishops say

Juba, South Sudan, Jun 11, 2017 / 06:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The news that Pope Francis will not be able to visit South Sudan this year prompted the n. . . read more Sun, 11 Jun 2017 06:08:00 -0600

Autopsy raises questions about circumstances of African bishop's death

Obala, Cameroon, Jun 7, 2017 / 03:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Local news reports say that “signs of torture” have been found on the body of a. . . read more Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:17:00 -0600

Muslims and Christians unite to rebuild Mosul monastery

Mosul, Iraq, Jun 5, 2017 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- As government forces pry apart the Islamic State's three yearlong grip on Mosul, Muslims and Christian. . . read more Mon, 05 Jun 2017 12:00:00 -0600

Body of African bishop who reportedly committed suicide found

Yaoundé, Cameroon, Jun 2, 2017 / 02:45 pm (CNA).- Update June 16, 2017: The bishops of Cameroon determined that Bishop Balla's death was in fact. . . read more Fri, 02 Jun 2017 14:45:00 -0600

Dozens of Egyptian Christians killed in bus attack (Updated)

Cairo, Egypt, May 26, 2017 / 09:56 am (CNA/EWTN News).- An attack on a bus carrying Christian pilgrims in Egypt on Friday killed at least 28 people, i. . . read more Fri, 26 May 2017 09:56:00 -0600

Seminarian who once saved the Eucharist from ISIS returns as a priest

Karamlesh, Iraq, May 23, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Martin Baani was just 24 years old when he risked his life as a seminarian to rescue the Bl. . . read more Tue, 23 May 2017 00:05:00 -0600

On Israel-Palestine conflict, the Church cannot stay quiet, bishops say

Washington D.C., May 19, 2017 / 12:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church will speak out against injustice and avoid any attempt to normalize the. . . read more Fri, 19 May 2017 00:05:00 -0600

Sign of hope in Syria – Aleppo consecrated to Our Lady of Fatima

Aleppo, Syria, May 17, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Still reeling from the Syrian civil war, the city of Aleppo saw a ray of hope this weekend wi. . . read more Wed, 17 May 2017 00:01:00 -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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