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12 Dec 2014 | Blog
They escaped a massacre that threatened the life of their small son. They made the long journey from their home to a place that was safe, but still a place of exile, far from everything they understood.
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18 Sep 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
We are confronted with the greatest crisis the world has faced since the Second World War. Every minute, four children inside Syria are forced to flee their homes. Extremists in Iraq and eastern Syria are carrying out widespread ethnic and religious cleansing in the large areas under their control. How do we confront such evil?
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25 Aug 2014 | Blog
Caritas Internationalis' President, Cardinal Rodriguez calls for a cessation of the atrocities in Iraq. "Let us remain committed to promote and support a culture of peaceful dialogue that strives to establish solidarity and shared responsibility among all peoples in all nations."
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4 Aug 2014 | Blog | Emergency Relief
Caritas Internationalis President says that there must be an urgent end to the fighting, a lifting of the blockade and a negotiated settlement to end the slaughter of children and innocents.
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25 Jul 2013 | Blog | Long-term Development
In Rio for World Youth Day, Pope Francis and Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga have reflected on poverty, inequality and injustice, and have called on young people to consider how they can make the world a better place.
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21 Dec 2012 | Blog | Supporter action
In his Christmas message, Caritas President Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez prays that we may be that we may be witnesses to the light of truth and justice in the world today, and that we may enable all people to flourish.
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22 May 2012 | Blog
On 18-19 May, the leaders of Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, and the EU joined President Obama at Camp David for the annual G8 Summit. They met to address major global economic, political, and security challenges.
“We’re hopeful that the meeting of the G8 ... can lead to concrete results, not only good words and theories,” said Caritas Internationalis President, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe