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Caritas may refer to:


  • Caritas International, a confederation of Roman Catholic relief, development and social service organisations
    • Caritas Christi Health Care, a non-profit Roman Catholic healthcare system in the New England region of the United States
    • Caritas Hospital, a hospital located in Kottayam district, Kerala, India
    • Caritas Hong Kong, a charitable organisation of Caritas founded in July 1953
    • Caritas Macau, the charity outreach of the Diocese of Macau, China founded in 1971
    • Caritas Manila, a Philippine division of the charitable organisation Caritas founded on October 1, 1953 which was then known as Catholic Charities
    • Caritas - Social Action, an agency of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales
    • Caritas (yacht) A private yacht and former WWII Navy patrol boat.
  • Deus caritas est, the first encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI.
  • Caritas in Veritate, the third encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI; his first on social justice issues


Other uses[edit]

  • Las Caritas, a collection of Indian inscriptions in a rock formation in the Dominican Republic
  • Caritas (Angel), a fictional demon-friendly karaoke bar in the U.S. television series Angel
  • Caritas (Ponzi scheme), a pyramid investment/Ponzi scheme in the early 1990s in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Caritas Well or Caritas Fountain, a renaissance fountain in Copenhagen, Denmark