Posts Tagged ‘Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi’

New Caritas president focuses on restoring stability and women’s representation

Thursday, May 18th, 2023
New Caritas president

Caritas Internationalis, the Vatican’s prominent charity, has elected Japanese Archbishop Tarcisius Isao Kikuchi of Tokyo as its new president. The election follows a period of turmoil that led Pope Francis to remove the previous leadership team. Caritas Internationalis is keen to build a future and wants to move forward together. Archbishop Kikuchi takes over from Read more

Vatican cardinal defends Pope’s decision to fire Caritas leadership

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Cardinal Michael Czerny, who heads the development office responsible for Caritas, has defended Pope Francis’ “drastic” decision to fire the elected leadership of Caritas Internationalis in November 2022. Speaking at a week-long meeting in Rome of the global confederation of 162 national Caritas chapters, Czerny (pictured) explained that the move was necessary for the well-being Read more