Migration

February 8, Caritas Internationalis calls for a “wave of solidarity” and concrete action to prevent and end human trafficking

February 8, Caritas Internationalis calls for a “wave of solidarity” and concrete action to prevent and end human trafficking

On February 8, International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking, Caritas Internationalis calls on all its members to engage in the fight against this tragedy of our modern society and urges governments to strengthen protective and supportive services for the victims and to establish National anti-trafficking plans. “The victims of human trafficking are ...

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Human Trafficking, the commitment of Caritas Internationalis in defence of women

Human Trafficking, the commitment of Caritas Internationalis in defence of women

Vatican City, 31 January 2022 – Caritas Internationalis is co-organising and participating in the eighth edition of the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Trafficking in Persons, scheduled for Tuesday, 8 February 2022. On this day, the Catholic Church celebrates the liturgical memory of Saint Bakhita, a Canossian sister from Sudan who, as a child, was kidnapped ...

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International Migrants Day: Caritas Internationalis calls for immediate action to protect migrants and ensure their access to basic services

International Migrants Day: Caritas Internationalis calls for immediate action to protect migrants and ensure their access to basic services

On the occasion of International Migrants Day, which occurs on 18 December, Caritas Internationalis raises concern about the situation of hundreds of thousands of migrants in precarious conditions. International migration is on the rise, with millions of people taking the path of migration to seek means of survival or a decent life. Extreme poverty, economic ...

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COP26, Caritas Internationalis calls on political leaders to adopt pro-poor climate policies

COP26, Caritas Internationalis calls on political leaders to adopt pro-poor climate policies

On the occasion of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference, opening today, 31 October, in Glasgow, Caritas Internationalis asks governments to adopt policies that ensure environmental care and social justice. The Confederation’s 162 Caritas members – some of whom will be present at COP26 – operate around the world and are at the forefront ...

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