[kah-ri-tahs; English kar-i-tas]

noun Latin.

Related formscar·i·ta·tive [kar-i-tey-tiv, -tuh-tiv] /ˈkær ɪˌteɪ tɪv, -tə tɪv/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for caritas

Contemporary Examples of caritas

  • "It is not enough to have altar girls, women readers or women as the president of Caritas," he said.

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    What About Women, Pope Francis?

    Janine di Giovanni

    August 1, 2013

Historical Examples of caritas

Word Origin and History for caritas

Latin, literally "charity" (see charity).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper