Cáritas confirms that the pandemic aggravates poverty and exclusion in the Canary Islands

Archive image of the side facade of Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias in the capital of Gran Canaria. / C7

CANARY ISLANDS7 The Gran Canarian palms

The return to normality after the covid-19 pandemic has not brought any advantage to the most disadvantaged. Cáritas confirms that the pandemic aggravates poverty and exclusion in the Canary Islands.

This is one of the main conclusions of the
Annual Institutional Report of Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias, whose action focuses on the province of Las Palmas, which will be announced next Monday June 13 at the parish facilities of El Batán in the capital of Gran Canaria, one of the places where the social action of Cáritas is carried out.

The Bishop of the Diocese, D.
Monsignor Jose Mazuelosthe Director of Cáritas Diocesana de Canarias, D.
Gonzalo Marrero and the Secretary General, Ms.
Caya Suarez.

The Institutional Memory contains data on the actions of Caritas throughout the past year, as well as a
analysis of the state of poverty and social exclusion in the provinceaccentuated by the pandemic during 2021.

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