Emergency aid slowly began to reach some of the thousands of Haitians displaced by Hurricane Matthew in the country’s picturesque southwest as reports of casualties slowly trickled in from communities cut off by the storm.
Aid slowly makes its way to thousands of Haitians displaced by hurricane
CRS, other NGOs pledge total of $1.2 billion to help world’s refugees
Eighty-six percent of the world’s refugees are living in developing countries and it is particularly hard for those countries to meet refugees’ needs and provide them an education and a livelihood, according to a senior policy and legislative specialist at Catholic Relief Services.
Catholic Relief Services announces agency veteran as new CEO
Catholic Relief Services announced Sept. 16 that it is hiring Sean Callahan as its new president and CEO.
The mercy-filled life: Mother Teresa embodied what Pope Francis teaches
For many people, the Catholic Church’s Year of Mercy will reach its culmination when Pope Francis canonizes Mother Teresa Sept. 4, recognizing the holiness of charity, mercy and courage found in a package just 5-feet tall.
CRS uses lessons learned from Ebola to fight Zika in Cape Verde
The dust had hardly settled on Catholic Relief Services’ work fighting the world’s worst Ebola outbreak before the team was putting together a response to the Zika virus in the West African island nation of Cape Verde.
Young nun, postulants among hundreds of Ecuador earthquake victims
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Six members of the Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother, including a young nun from Northern Ireland, are among the dead […]
Crisis compounded: Migrants stranded in Greece as EU nations say ‘no’
AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) — An emergency is developing within an emergency, aid workers warn, as the European Union has decided to shut its doors to those […]