Indian Catholic News

Indian poverty linked to religion and caste

India: New report highlights how minorities do the most stigmatized and lowly paid work in hindu-majority india


Caritas fights poverty in Bangladesh with vocational skills

Bangladesh: Catholic-run projects help school dropouts, landless, poor and marginalized people find jobs amid soaring unemployment.


East Timorese exiles trapped in poverty

Indonesia: After fleeing conflict in 1999, many people are struggling to survive or attain land rights in east nusa tenggara.


Rising Out of Poverty through Education in Nepal

Nepal: According to the asian development bank, a training project in collaboration with the swiss development corporation has..


World's mayors vow to tackle climate change, poverty

Vatican City: Francis tells civic heads that they are at the grass roots of issue.


Healthcare costs push Cambodian families below poverty line

Cambodia: Out-of-pocket expenditures for medical care have significantly increased in the kingdom, says who.


Chronic poverty is fueling child labor in the Philippines

Philippines: New report cites landlessness and ineffective govt measures in protecting children.