Agencies such as Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson are teaming up in creative ways with other agencies to make sure the growing number of families and individuals showing up at their doors are fed during the holiday season holidays.
Millions of Venezuelans cannot acquire products to meet the most basic needs in life. Access to humanitarian aid is often curtailed by political maneuvers that end up impacting negatively the most vulnerable.
California’s Catholic bishops issued a pastoral letter outlining ways the church could do a better job of serving those who struggle with mental illness, stressing that it is an “essential part of the pastoral care of the church.”
Pope Francis speaks to the defense of the life, dignity and human rights of migrants and refugees and the current global migration crisis requires international cooperation and policies that “respect both those who welcome and those who are welcomed.”