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Caritas Internationalis

LC control no.n 82249061
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Corporate name headingCaritas Internationalis
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Variant(s)Caritas (International organization)
Beginning date1951
LocatedRome (Italy)
Field of activityCharity Social justice
AffiliationCatholic Church
Found inFrom isolation to co-sharing, 1981: t.p. (Caritas Internationalis) leaf 4 (confederation of more than 100 national Catholic organizations for socio-charitable action)
LC data base, 1/25/84 (hdg.: Caritas Internationalis)
Caritas website, viewed February 16, 2021: Who We Are page (Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of over 160 members who are working at the grassroots level in almost every country of the world. Inspired by the Catholic faith, Caritas is the helping hand of the Church -- reaching out to the poor, vulnerable and excluded, regardless of race or religion, to build a world based on justice and fraternal love. Caritas Internationalis has its headquarters in Rome and was set up in 1951) Who We Are/Mission page (Caritas shares the mission of the Catholic Church to serve the poor and to promote charity and justice throughout the world)