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November 3rd: Feast Day of Saint Martin, Patron Saint of Caritas

  November 3rd is the feast day of the patron Saint of Caritas, Saint Martin de Porres, a modest man and unknown to many, who was distinguished for his work for the poor and the sick. As a child, Martin learned the humble art of barbering, so that he could earn a living. At the age of 15, he asked and was accepted...

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"Turn love into action" Caritas Athens offer campaign

  With the slogan "Turn love into action” - Offer rice (yellow) and legumes for the meal of the beneficiaries  of the «Refugee Program» Sector,  Caritas Athens organizes a contribution action to fellow human beings in need, on the occasion of the feast of All Saints & the Departed on November 1st  & 2nd.   The...

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Meeting of Caritas Athens and Ministry of Immigration & Asylum

An introductory meeting was held on Tuesday, May 26, between senior officials of the Ministry of Immigration and Asylum and representatives of Caritas Athens, at the invitation of the former. The purpose of the meeting was to present the multifaceted work of the Organization and in general the charitable work of the...

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Caritas Europa elected new President

Caritas Europa elected its new President, Msgr Michael Landau, on Tuesday, May 19, during the Regional Conference (the annual general assembly), with the participation of 42 representatives of member organisations of its network (among them Caritas Hellas). It was held virtually due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. The...

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Distribution of food in the middle of a pandemic

Food distribution to vulnerable families, as well as to the elderly, was carried out by the Social Service of Caritas Athens, in three phases, from Holy Monday (13/04/2020) to Holy Wednesday (15/04/2020).   It concerns 36 people in need, who are experiencing difficulties such as serious health problems, financial...

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Caritas Athens is a Non-Profit Organization (NGO) which has been recognized as such by the state, and is a member of Caritas Hellas (a branch of Caritas Europa and of Caritas Internationalis, the philanthropic organizations of the Catholic Church, which play an active role in over 165 countries worldwide)

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Caritas Athens
9, Omirou str. 106 72 Athens
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Monday to Friday: 08.30 – 16.00

Caritas Athens - Refugee Program
52, Kapodistriou str. 104 32 Athens
Tel.: (+30) 210 5246 637 & (+30) 210 5249 564
Fax: 210 5246 646
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Working hours:
Monday to Friday: 08.00 – 16.00

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