The head of Catholic Relief Services told several hundred Hispanic leaders from the U.S. Southeast recently that they are a vital part of the church’s future “global voice” and missionary discipleship.
The U.S. Catholic Church will focus attention on the plight of persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria with a day of prayer Nov. 26 and a weeklong observance to raise awareness and educate people about their situation.
From St. Peter’s Square in Rome, Pope Francis is expected to officially launch the “Share the Journey” global campaign Sept. 27 to support those who have fled their homes seeking a safe life for their families.
Rice Bowl strives to help U.S. Catholics enter their Lenten journey of encountering themselves and God more deeply by focusing efforts on how they encounter others.
Mideast Catholic leaders are urging people to put aside ideology and blame and work to rebuild the city of Aleppo, Syria.
Stronger collaboration among leading Catholic organizations is ahead as they address long-standing human needs and strive to ensure that the work of the church prospers.
Aleppo, once Syria’s largest city and once known as its jewel, sits in rubble, but more tragically so do its people.
The end of 2016 will mark the end of Carolyn Woo’s five-year stint with CRS but also more than four decades of a demanding professional life largely rooted in the halls of business academia and board rooms, and one which led her to the halls of Vatican, as well to the world’s poorest communities.
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 announced Sept. 16 that it is hiring Sean Callahan as its new president and CEO.