Posts Tagged “Caritas”

Share the Journey: Pope Francis urges people to press governments over dignity of people on the move

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Share the Journey: Pope Francis urges people to press governments over dignity of people on the move

Pope Francis has declared this time a ‘unique opportunity’ to press governments to make global commitments which place the human dignity of people on the move at their heart. He  launched the campaign on Wednesday 27 September, meeting and embracing migrants during his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square, saying: “Hope is the desire to…

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Caritas Internationalis

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Caritas Internationalis

Caritas Internationalis is confederation of over 160 members who work at the grassroots in almost every country of the world. It describes itself as “the helping hand” of the church, inspired by Catholic faith and reaching out to the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion, to build a world based on justice…

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Revive (Diocese of Salford)

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Revive (Diocese of Salford)

Revive was established in 2002 and works in partnership with Caritas Diocese of Salford providing practical support to refugees and those seeking asylum and the most vulnerable in society. Their mission is to “accompany and support refugees and people seeking asylum on a long term basis living in, Manchester, Salford and adjacent areas without regard…

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Irish Bishops’ statement on refugees

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Irish Bishops’ statement on refugees

The Autumn 2015 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference discussed the issue of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants. In a statement, the Bishops affirmed and expressed gratitude to “faith-based organisations in showing leadership, collecting donations and providing vital humanitarian assistance in our dioceses – with the Saint Vincent de Paul Society standing out as…

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