Caritas is a Catholic aid organisation.
Suomen Caritas ry - Caritas Finland is the aid organisation of the Catholic Church. Caritas Finland is the Finnish arm of global network that works for justice, peace and equality throughout the world.
Caritas Finland is a member of Caritas Internationalis and Caritas Europa. Disaster relief is channeled through Caritas Internationalis, whose 165 member organisations represent some 200 countries and regions.
Caritas works with development cooperation and disaster relief as well as immigrants in cooperation with the Catholic parishes in Finland. In order to finance its activities, Caritas organises bazaars and takes part in various events such as the World Village Festival. A great part of the work of Caritas is volunteer work.
You will find the Caritas website at caritas.fi.
Caritas Finland's Facebook page is here and their Twitter feed is here.
Please notice that Caritas Finland does not publish all their news items in English. Click here for our Finnish Caritas page or here for the Swedish version.