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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,...

Lent provides opportunity for Catholics to focus attention on homeless

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON —Almsgiving is a Lenten tradition and Washington resident Ron Van Bellen says his volunteer work feeding the homeless honors his Catholic...

Annual Catholic Appeal helps the homeless and jobless become self-sufficient

For The Dialog Annual Catholic Appeal helps support diocesan ministries for homeless young mothers and for the jobless Neither Kelly Adams nor Arden Johnson ever imagined...

‘No justification whatsoever’ for lack of housing, pope says

    Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- "We can find no social or moral justification, no justification, no justification whatsoever, for lack of housing," Pope Francis...

Pope: Plight of homeless is a disgrace in ‘civilized’ cities

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — It’s a disgrace that children live on the streets and young girls and women are forced into prostitution, especially...

Papal official invites homeless people to tour of Sistine Chapel and...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — The papal almoner, an archbishop who distributes charitable aid from Pope Francis, planned a special afternoon for about 150...

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