Service to the poor

“How I would like a Church which is poor and for the poor!”

Pope Francis, 16 March 2013

 

One of the general objectives of CHARIS is to promote service to the poor and social action through the Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

Statutes, art. 3: General Objectives

On this page you can learn more about this topic and get to know some of the many social initiatives that the Catholic Charismatic Renewal carries out around the world.

  humanpromotioncommission@charis.international 

“I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink”

“I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink”

When members of the Charismatic Renewal in Lomé (Togo) discovered, during a prison evangelization that the prisoners had no running water, they mobilized to dig a well. Since then, the prisoners have been able to benefit from water all year round.   The Catholic...

Testimony from Uganda

Testimony from Uganda

We wish to testify about the inspiration and power of the Holy Spirit that has carried us to start an organization, “Dignified”, that has been working through the last 13 years in reaching out and working to restore the freedom, hope, and life of the communities and...

The Minute of God

The Minute of God

In Colombia, an evangelization initiative becomes an incredible social project led by charismatics.   The Minute of God, a social and charismatic work in Bogota (Colombia), is the result of the blessings of the Lord, received through Father Rafael Garcia Herreros...

“Poverty for us Christians is not a sociological, philosophical or cultural category, no. It is theological.”

(Pope Francis, Pentecost Vigil with the Ecclesial Movements, 18 May 2013)