A Poor Church For the Poor. Caritas Internationalis Kicks Off General Assembly Today with Papal Mass
Vatican City State, (ZENIT.org) H. Sergio Mora. The 20th General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis was presented on Tuesday in the Holy See Press Office, attended by its President, Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, who is concluding his eight-year mandate. Also present was the Secretary General, Michel Roy; the entity’s agriculture expert in India, agronomist Haridas Varikottil, and the theologian Fr. Gustavo Gutierrez, who will be a speaker at the meeting. The Assembly, which will elect the new directors, begins this afternoon with the Holy Mass presided over by Pope Francis in Saint Peter’s Basilica.