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Caritas, other charitable organizations suspend operations in lieu of Taliban takeover...

VATICAN CITY -- Caritas Italy announced the suspension of charitable activities in Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of the country. In a...

Rome’s homeless find safe shelter amid pandemic from Caritas, Red Cross

ROME — In an effort to provide immediate shelter and aid to people living on the street in Rome while also trying to curb...

Church agencies respond to devastation as Hurricane Eta pounds Central America

MEXICO CITY -- Caritas, the church's charitable agency, was responding to Hurricane Eta, which hit Nicaragua Nov. 3 and threatened to provoke devastating flooding...

Caritas reps from Latin America look for ways to build on...

Catholic representatives from Latin America and the Caribbean, defining work for the next four years, looked for ways to build on the foundations of...

Rome mayor says Caritas will still get Trevi Fountain coins

ROME — After weeks of confusion and consternation, Rome’s mayor told the Vatican newspaper that Rome Caritas would benefit not only from the coins...

Indian church joins relief efforts as floods wreak havoc in Kerala

COCHIN, India -- The Catholic Church has joined relief efforts as unprecedented floods and landslides continue to wreak havoc in India's Kerala state, killing...

Faith-based groups say fighting created humanitarian crisis in Yemen

AMMAN, Jordan  -- Catholic and other faith-based aid groups are urging an end to fighting in Yemen, where three years of war have created...

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