No one is saved alone 

This group is coordinated by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, in cooperation with Caritas Internationalis, and engages in dialogue with local churches to better understand the needs in communities so the Commission can provide support to local leadership in a way that best fits local needs

The group is also tasked with collaborating with charitable initiatives promoted by other Dicasteries of the Roman Curia, such as the Office of Papal Charities, the Pontifical Mission Societies and the Vatican Pharmacy.

Actions and stories of charity

30 March 2021

Presentation of the Document "Pastoral Orientations on Climate Displaced People"

04 February 2021

Vatican COVID-19 Commission: now online the 2020 Annual Report

13 January 2021

Message Pope Francis World Day of the Sick 2021

29 December 2020

Vaccine: a paper from the Vatican COVID-19 Commission and the Pontifical Academy for Life

Below you will find the interactive maps of the videoconference cycles of listening to the local churches, which have been organized by the Working Group 1 of the Vatican COVID19 Commission.



What kind of impact the current COVID-19 crisis is having on migrants, refugees, internally displaced persons and victims of human trafficking throughout the world? 


In order to better understand the impact of the crisis on these vulnerable groups, the Migrants & Refugees Section is studying the thinking and activities of different actors. 


The Migrants & Refugees Section bulletin shares innovations and good practices of different Catholic actors around the world who seek to assist displaced and vulnerable people during the COVID-19 emergency and prevent the spread of the virus amidst and beyond these groups.


Here below some useful links. The reference to the following links does not imply acceptance of the contents of the same by the Commission, which remains exempt from any responsibility.

Vatican News - Caritas and Covid

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