Posts Tagged ‘Caritas International’

Pope Francis and his Caritas International takeover

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Back in the late 1960s and 1970s, detractors of St. Paul VI dubbed him the “Hamlet Pope” for his alleged waffling and the perceived fashion in which he would agonise over difficult decisions. Whether that image of the pontiff was fair or not, it stuck, so much so that it featured in the opening paragraphs Read more

Caritas NZs parent body is launching Gaza appeal

Thursday, May 20th, 2021

The parent body of Caritas NZ, Caritas Internationalis, is launching a special appeal to bring medical care to the population affected by the ongoing shelling in Gaza. Caritas Jerusalem is preparing to respond to the urgent needs of the thousands injured and the thousands of people forced to leave their homes either because they were Read more

Pope Francis approves Caritas Internationalis’ new statutes

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis had approved changes to Caritas Internationalis’ governing statutes and internal rules. The new statutes had been in effect since May 2019 after a decree from the Vatican Secretariat of State approved changes made by the general assembly of Caritas. Pope Francis approved the amended statutes and internal rules Read more