CARITAS is the heart of the Church's mission, a sign of God's love for humanity in Jesus Christ. Inspired by the Scripture, Catholic Social Teaching and by the experiences and hopes of people who are disadvantaged. The values that inspire Caritas work are:
Compassion, Hope, Dignity, Justice, Solidarity, Partnership and Stewardship.
"The development of peoples depends on the recognition that the human race is a single family working together ..."
Pope Benedict XVI, Caritas in Veritate,53