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Caritas Internationalis
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Caritas Internationalis is confederation of over 160 members who are working in almost every country of the world. All organizations members of the Caritas Internationalis are to be Waymarked in this Category.
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Caritas Internationalis is a confederation of 165 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide.Collectively and individually their claimed mission is to work to build a better world, especially for the poor and oppressed. The first Caritas organization was established by Lorenz Werthmann on 9 November 1897 in Germany. Other national Caritas organizations were soon formed.
1950 saw the beginning of a union of Caritas organizations. Following a suggestion by Msgr Montini, then Substitute Secretary of State, and later Pope Paul VI, a study week, with participants from 22 countries, was held in Rome to examine the problems of Christian Caritas work. As a result, the decision was made to set up an international conference of Roman Catholic charities.In December 1951, upon approval of the statutes by the Holy See, the first constitutive General Assembly of Caritas Internationalis took place. Founding members came from Caritas organizations in 13 countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States.
In 1954, the Confederation changed its name to Caritas Internationalis to reflect the international presence of Caritas members on every continent.

The informaton above was taken from the wikipedia


+ All organizations members of the Caritas Internationalis Confederation are to be Waymarked in this Category, you can see the members on the official website.

+ Current and Former permanent buildings of the organizations members of the Caritas Internationalis ARE ACCEPTED. Documentation of that connection must be provided such as Signal, Plaque or Historical Marker. In case of a Former building a Webpage is also accepted.
- Temporary structures, created or occupied to support a emergency, disaster, fund raising or other events are NOT ACCEPTED.

+ Monuments, Commemorative or Memorial Plaques and Historical Markers related to the organizations members of the Caritas Internationalis ARE ACCEPTED. There must be a direct correlation or connection to the organisations members of the Caritas Internationalis.
- Monuments, Plaques or Historical Markers with just the name of an organizations member of the Caritas Internationalis or Caritas Internationalis itself, in a simple reference to a person’s in some way being affiliated with the organization are NOT ACCEPTED.

- Advertising related to an organizations member of the Caritas Internationalis or Caritas Internationalis itself are NOT ACCEPTED.

! If a Plaque or Historical Markers is about a building or monument and is next to it , it must be waymarked as a group in one waymark.


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~ Thank you to all who contribute to this category and meet the requirements!


 

Instructions for Posting a Caritas Internationalis Waymark:

+ Coordinates taken by you during the visit to the site.
+ At least two different photos, one of what is being waymarked and a second photo of any emblems or text.
+ Include as much information as you can get about it in the long description (Waymarks without Long description are NOT ACCEPTED)
+ Citations are allowed, but must be clearly declared, including the source.
+ The default language of the Waymarks must be must English, but extra languages are accepted.
+ Follow the naming convention: ORGANIZATION - Waymark Name - City, State, Country
Example: CARITAS - Tejo Headquarters - Lisbon, Portugal

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:

+ You must have personally visited the waymark location.
+ Pace at least one original photo in your visit log.
+ A few words about your visit.

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