Caritas’ work for peace is inextricably linked to development and seeking justice.
All of Caritas’ work can be considered as directed towards establishing peace, which the Church understands as ‘an order based on justice and charity’
Poor countries are four times more likely to suffer a major conflict than more developed ones. We are committed to striving for a true peace that tackles the underlying causes of conflict and allows genuine healing and reconciliation.
As well as campaigning on specific peace and disarmament issues, Caritas educates and informs people of underlying Catholic principles relating to peacemaking and peacebuilding.