PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF CARITAS NIGERIA

PRESS STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF CARITAS NIGERIA AND JUSTICE DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE (JDPC) AFTER A CONFERENCE CALL WITH DIOCESAN DIRECTORS HELD ON THE 2ND OF FEBRUARY 2018 ON THE RECURRENT INSECURITY AND THE PREPARATIONS TOWARDS A POLITICAL TRANSITION   Preamble: Caritas Nigeria and JDPC are organs of relief and development of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria. […]

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Press Release: CAMEROUN REFUGEES IN NIGERIA

Being the body of a Press Briefing granted by Caritas Nigeria Executive Secretary, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey on Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 BACKGROUND Caritas Nigeria hereby appeals for support for the mitigation of the humanitarian situation that has arisen as a result of influx of Cameroonian Refugees in Nigeria. Recently there has been increased agitation for self-actualization in Cameroon, which […]

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Message from Episcopal Chairman

Caritas is at the heart of the Church, according to Pope Francis. Caritas indeed is one of the three planks on which the Church’s mission stands. The Church’s mission is an integrated mission to evangelize, to nurture and to show love. This is expressed  succinctly in Deus Caritas Est when Pope Benedict XVI said “The Church’s deepest nature is expressed […]

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Food for All Campaign

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The One Human Family, Food for All campaign by the confederation of Caritas around the world is part of the global efforts of Caritas Internationalis to end hunger in the world through the provision of humanitarian and development interventions around the world. The goal of the campaign is to uphold human dignity by ending hunger by 2025 on all continents. […]

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Health and HIV

All around the world, the Catholic Church is one of the biggest health providers. In Nigeria, the Catholic Church has 1384 Health facilities mostly spread across underserved and hard-to-reach communities in the 36 states of Nigeria, providing varying levels of healthcare delivery services and humanitarian assistance to the poor, vulnerable and excluded persons regardless of race or religion.   Sustainable […]

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Message from the ES/CEO

Recently I overheard a fellow cleric asking someone for the address of a certain public agency. I couldn’t hold myself from jumping in and giving him the directions. I wanted to also use the occasion and teach a lesson. So I interjected and said: “Why do we waste time asking people things we could ask Google? Just Google it”. We […]

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2015 Workers’ Day Address

Dear All,   Today we celebrate Workers’ Day, and for us in the church, we celebrate as well the memorial of St. Joseph the Worker, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. So may I use this opportunity and thank you all for your contributions towards the development of Caritas Nigeria(CCFN) and to wish you a happy workers’ day. In Laborem […]

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Pharmacy gets facelift in NKST hospital Zaki Ibiam

NKST hospital Zaki Biam in Benue state, a major partner received a face-lift from the SUSTAIN health systems strengthening initiative rolled to some key partner facilties in the state.   After the intervention, various beneficiaries had a lot to say: From a staff: We can now happily say we have a Pharmacy unit and dispensary in this hospital. Staff can […]

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Caritas Nigeria: what do I need to know?

• In every country the Catholic Church has an NGO called Caritas • Caritas Nigeria full name is Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria(CCFN), owned and established by Nigerian Bishops in 2010, as a national charity of the Bishops Conference • Caritas Nigeria is a national agency that can support diocesan groups such as St. Vincent de Paul, JDPCs, Catholic health […]

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Responsibilities of the PM

The Good Governance Programme Manager is responsible for coordinating the good governance interventions of CCFN.   His Primary Responsibilities include: Acting as National Assembly Legislative Liaison Officer. Coordinating  the Think Tank Committee on good governance. Coordinating the activities of the Diocesan Partners who are engaged in good governance. Other  engagements. As the National Assembly Legislative Liaison Officer, he has the […]

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