Delft, who had been convicted in Europe before going to work for the charity, has been accused of abusing at least two boys in the CAR.
“Caritas Internationalis understands that those responsible have ensured that the accused is no longer in the Central African Republic, and both civil and religious authorities have been notified and are investigating the allegations,” the charity said.
It said it was assisting the local Caritas organization in CAR as it investigates the allegations.
“We thank those who have come forward. They have our full support in telling their truth. At Caritas, we are constantly working to improve our safeguarding of children both in the Central African Republic and in the rest of the world where Caritas works to help people in need. Our first duty is to protect those we serve,” the secretary general added.