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Caritas India

Caritas India, founded in 1962, is the official development arm (registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI 1860 (the Punjab Amendment Act 1957) of the Catholic Churches in India. The word Caritas originates from Latin, which means, Love in Action. The name connotes the efforts to bring Compassion and Love to Humanity. Caritas India is a member of Caritas confederation of more than 160 member organizations working in nearly 200 countries, making it the second-largest humanitarian network in the world.

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