UNUM" PUBLISHES THE FIFTH EDITION OF THE
Pontifical Council "Cor Unum" has recently published, in book
format and as a CD Rom, the "Catholic Aid Directory" (CAD), an
updated guide of some 1100 Entities, ONGs, International and National
Catholic Offices active in the socio-charitable area.
It is an attempt to respond to the growing need of information on
the part of Dioceses, Missionary Congregations, ONGs, public
institutions, and Volunteer associations that carry out work throughout
first part of the CAD (Libreira Editrice Vaticana, pp. 580 and costs US
$25 for the book and US $15 for the CD Rom) lists in four languages (English,
French, Spanish, Italian) a series of information and useful fact sheets
to consult. The second part
is a list of socio-charitable Entitles with their necessary information:
continent, region, country, address, telephone number, fax,
e-mail, etc. For each
entity, it is indicted if it finances projects or not, what type of
projects it supports and in which countries it is operative.
volume, which traces the "map" of charity in the world, hopes
to be at the end of the year dedicated to Charity in preparation for the
Great Jubilee of 2000, a witness developed by the Church, of the
universal service to the poorest of the poor.
But also a service to the communities most in need to contact
institutions, which support socio-charitable projects.
request the publication please contact the Pontifical Council "Cor
Unum: Tel. 06 - 698-89411;
Fax 06 - 698 - 87311; or
City, 6 December 1999