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Faith-based groups say fighting created humanitarian crisis in Yemen

AMMAN, Jordan  -- Catholic and other faith-based aid groups are urging an end to fighting in Yemen, where three years of war have created...

Mexicans respond to quake with generosity, concerns about aid distribution

Catholic News Service CUERNAVACA, Mexico — Donations from Caritas chapters across Mexico started streaming into affected areas after an earthquake rocked central Mexico Sept. 19,...

Greece’s Caritas aids refugees with food, clothing, human warmth

Catholic News Service IDOMENI, Greece — Weary faces, fussy babies, little boys teasing little girls to the point of tears and repeated uses of the...

God will judge people on care for the poor and the...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The powerful of the earth will face God’s judgment and will be asked to account for how they cared...

Church agencies help educate displaced Iraqi youth

Catholic News Service SHARIAH COLLECTIVE, Iraq — Young children happily sing songs in Kurdish and Arabic, play interactive games, learn to count and how to...

Pope to participate in wave of prayer against hunger Dec. 10

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will help launch a global campaign of prayer and action against world hunger. Organized by Caritas Internationalis, the...

Rebels destroy Caritas office, church in Mali

VATICAN CITY — Rebels fighting to establish a separate state in northern Mali destroyed a Caritas office and a local church in Gao, one...

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