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Catholic Relief Services: 75 years of restoring people’s dignity

BALTIMORE (CNS) -- As Catholic Relief Services staffers and supporters spent an evening marking 75 years of service in the world, one word recurred:...

Catholic students among more than 1,400 dead after Indonesian earthquake, tsunami

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an...

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

JAKARTA, Indonesia  -- Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an...

Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in...

CRS student ambassadors stress need for human dignity to Congress

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Denise Ssettimba just began her brief presentation to an aide to Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, on the need to maintain U.S....

Onetime Polish war refugee collects history so the world won’t forget

WASHINGTON -- One of Julek Plowy's first memories as a young World War II Polish refugee in Mexico is eating raw onions like an...

Gazans more desperate than ever after border clashes, says Catholic Relief...

JERUSALEM -- Already in a precarious state, Gaza's health system faces a medical emergency, with more than 1,000 people injured in the recent Gaza...

Irma cuts deadly path in Caribbean as church officials prepare response

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Hurricane Irma cut a deadly path through the Caribbean, leveling entire islands as it moved toward Florida Sept. 7, while Haiti...

Conflicts and drought mean famine looms for 20 million Africans

Catholic News Service Conflict and drought are threatening more than 20 million people in four countries with the prospect of famine, and the U.N. has...

Catholic Relief Services envisions a world without need for orphanages

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — Catholic Relief Services has released an emotion-filled video as a way of starting a conversation about the world’s orphanages. Children no...

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