Caritas Europa is the network of Caritas organisations on the European continent. The united strength of its 49 members, present in 46 European countries, makes of Caritas Europa one of the major social actors in Europe.

Caritas Europa has a heartfelt commitment to analyse and fight poverty and social exclusion as well as to promote true integral human development, social justice and sustainable social systems in Europe and throughout the world.

Caritas Europa is one of the seven regions of Caritas Internationalis. Caritas Internationalis has 165 members. A member is a national charitable organisation or a collective group of them that works with the support of their respective Church. Or it can be an international charity recognised by the Vatican dedicated to human advancement and development.