Participants at St Kizito, Monze Diocese
by Princess Fakudze
It is the vision of Caritas Africa and by extension of Caritas Internationalis to synergize the work of charity in the Catholic Church and the function of Caritas. However, in most countries, to this far these two function in silos, hence Caritas Africa towards strengthening the synergy, organized an exchange visit for other Southern African Caritas offices to learn from Zambia.The week-long learning lab ran from 04 March to 09 March 2018. The training was objectively organized to build awareness on how Caritas is structured and how the work of charity is organized in the church, to enhance the understanding of how Caritas should function. Read more
Easter message by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle
This Eastertime, we at Caritas would like to invite you to join us on a journey of faith, hope
and love with migrants*.
Jesus undertook many journeys during his life. As an unborn child he went from Nazareth to Bethlehem. As a child refugee he went to Egypt. As a preacher he travelled the roads of Galilee. His seemingly final journey was to travel up Calvary carrying the heavy wooden beam of a cross.
By Bill Kelly
The true success of any work of Caritas and by extension the Roman Catholic Church can only be realized through the result of constant prayer. Read more
By William Kelly
Sikhandza Bantfu is a Swazi name which when translated to English literary means ‘’we found people there’’. It is one of the backwater under developed communities in the kingdom in terms of infrastructure and social amenities. Children as young as six years had to travel 14 kilometres to and from school every day. There was no road. The way to school was through the forest. They had to cross rivers during the rainy season arriving at school wet, cold and tired. Read more