The Catholic Caritas Foundation of Nigeria (CCFN); also known as Caritas Nigeria is the specialised agency of the Catholic Church in Nigeria for coordinating development and Humanitarian interventions. Since its establishment in 2010 by the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN), Caritas Nigeria has reached millions of beneficiaries and communities across the length and breadth of Nigeria. Caritas Nigeria is a member of Caritas Internationalis, a global confederation of 166 member nations that shares in the common vision of being the outreach of the Church to those in need.
Live telecast of the thanksgiving mass
The Executive Secretary and CEO of Caritas Nigeria, Rev Fr Uchechukwu Obodoechina is presently (today, September 13, 2022) making a presentation to the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) on the Caritas Nigeria Report at the second plenary of their conference which is ongoing and being hosted by the Diocese of Orlu in Imo State.
Sunday 11th September 2022 was another outing for the Caritas Nigeria team under the GRAIL (Galvanizing Religious Leaders for Accelerated Identification and Linkage to Pediatric ART) Project as they carried out a massive medical outreach specifically for children under fourteen years of age to St Anthony Catholic Church, Kabusa, Abuja.