Caritas Manila - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Caritas Manila


Caritas sends initial P1 million for areas hit by Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 3:31 PM

'Bukas ang ating mga simbahan para makatulong sa inyo,' says Cabanatuan Bishop Sofronio Bancud

TYPHOON'S IMPACT. Tuguegarao is one of the areas that bore the brunt of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) in the Philippines. Photo by Raymon Dullana/Rappler

Caritas Manila to help Marawi victims through livelihood

Aug 02, 2017 - 6:52 PM

The Catholic Church through Caritas Manila is planning to provide livelihood programs to help Marawi victims get back on track

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Cardinal Tagle elected head of global Catholic charities

May 15, 2015 - 7:27 AM

Described as the Asian Francis Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle leads Caritas Internationalis as its first Asian president

1ST ASIAN PRESIDENT. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle now heads Caritas Internationalis on top of other assignments from the Vatican. Photo courtesy of Noli Yamsuan/Archdiocese of Manila

Cardinal Tagle eyed as int'l Caritas president

May 06, 2015 - 4:32 PM

Cardinal Tagle has been widely appreciated for his work carried out with local Caritas agencies as typhoons frequently hit the Philippines a report says

CARITAS OFFICIAL. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, chairman of Caritas Manila, speaks during the launch of Caritas Manila's solidarity fund. File photo from

Catholic Church in Manila seeks donations for Nepal

May 01, 2015 - 3:06 PM

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs however has not publicly pledged any specific amount to help Nepal after an earthquake that killed more than 6 000

TRYING TO REBUILD. A Hindu man stokes fire on April 30, 2015, for the cremation of earthquake victims in the aftermath of the earthquake that struck Nepal. Photo by Abir Abdullah/EPA

Antique families rebuild homes with salvaged materials

Dec 07, 2013 - 9:00 AM

While awaiting donations of honest to goodness construction materials families immediately need tents Once families are sheltered elders can look for jobs