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Panelists debate what gets people out of poverty and keeps them...

WASHINGTON — What methods work best at getting people out of poverty — and keeping them out — was the subject of debate during...

Jesuits to examine spiritual, practical implications of vow of poverty

VATICAN CITY — Many Catholics look at religious orders of men or women and wonder what their vow of poverty means. After all, the...

Rome’s homeless find safe shelter amid pandemic from Caritas, Red Cross

ROME — In an effort to provide immediate shelter and aid to people living on the street in Rome while also trying to curb...

Build emotional capital of Accra to help fight coronavirus, Catholic psychologists...

ACCRA, Ghana -- While the world awaits vaccines and medications to avert the global COVID-19 pandemic, some Catholic psychologists in Ghana have expressed worry...

Church ‘obsessed’ with caring for poor because it’s ‘who we are’...

NEW YORK -- To those who ask why the Catholic Church seems to be "obsessed" with the poor, the Vatican's secretary of state said,...

India expels Spanish nun, 86, who treated poor people for five...

NEW DELHI -- The Indian government has declined to renew the visa of an elderly Spanish nun who had ministered to the country's poor...

Ignoring the poor falsifies the Gospel, Pope Francis says in message

VATICAN CITY — Christians must not underestimate the importance of embracing and assisting the poor, oppressed and outcast, Pope Francis said. Not only did Jesus...

St. John the Beloved partners with Community of Christ Church to...

WILMINGTON --By collecting food and clothing donations from members of the parish, St. John the Beloved Outreach provided necessities for more than 50 families...

Catholic leaders object to proposed changes in SNAP federal nutrition program

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops joined representatives of two leading Catholic charitable organizations in calling on a federal agency to withdraw...

Pope calls on world leaders to eradicate poverty, hunger

ROME — Sustainable development in rural areas is key to making poverty and hunger a thing of the past, Pope Francis said. In an address...

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