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Children of Afghan immigrants to St. Louis play during a holiday party on Dec. 9, 2023.

Catholics continue to rally around Afghan refugee families in St. Louis

Dec 30, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Exhausted Afghan men, women, and children continue to arrive to the United States. In many places, Christians are the ones... Read more

Founder and President of the Vulnerable People Project Jason Jones speaks to “EWTN News Nightly” host Tracy Sabol on Dec. 8, 2023.

Vulnerable People Project works to bring heat to Afghans facing harsh winter

Dec 27, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Afghans are facing yet another brutal winter with millions struggling to buy fuel to stay warm. One Catholic organization is... Read more

Pope Francis gives his Angelus address on Dec. 24, 2023.

Pope Francis: Do not confuse Christmas with consumerism

Dec 24, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The pope asked people to think of which lonely or needy people could be comforted by their friendship during the... Read more

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie during a visit to Unbound's headquarters in November 2023.

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie partners with child sponsorship charity for special milestone 

Nov 28, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Catholic child sponsorship charity Unbound announced Tuesday that Roumie, of “The Chosen,” has partnered with them to sponsor their... Read more

Outside a homeless shelter.

Here are 14 Catholic organizations to support this GivingTuesday

Nov 28, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

First created in 2012, GivingTuesday is a day when people everywhere are encouraged to do something good for others. Read more

Waiters bring lunch to Pope Francis and those seated at his table on the World Day of the Poor on Nov. 19, 2023. The lunch was offered by Hilton Hotels and organized by the Vatican's charity office and the Sant'Egidio community.

PHOTOS: Pope Francis shares Vatican lunch with poor

Nov 20, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis had lunch with about 1,200 poor, refugees, and homeless from around Rome on Sunday to mark the Church’s... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly gives the millionth coat to a little girl at Annunciation Catholic School in Denver, Colorado,

Knights of Columbus donate millionth coat through ‘Coats for Kids’ program

Nov 7, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Knights of Columbus reached a major milestone this month when they donated their one millionth coat through their Coats... Read more

The exterior of St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in Bon Air, Richmond, Virginia.

Two thrift stores in Virginia showcase unique model of Catholic charity and service

Aug 22, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Thrifty Sisters and the St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Store in Richmond, Virginia, provide quality products for thrifters while funding... Read more

Volunteers load water onto a boat to be transported to West Maui from the Kihei boat landing on Aug. 13, 2023 in Kihei, Hawaii.

How to help Maui wildfire victims from afar

Aug 21, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Here’s how you can help those affected by the devastating fires on Maui. Read more

Approximately 1,400 members of St. Matthew Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, put together eight large shipping containers with more than 300,000 meals for Haitians as part of its Monsignor McSweeney World Hunger Drive on Aug. 12, 2023.

These parishioners have sent 3 million meals to Haiti. Here’s how they do it

Aug 20, 2023

By Shannon Mullen

Everything about St. Matthew, a mega-parish in Charlotte, North Carolina, is super-sized, including its charitable outreach. Read more

Pope Francis speaks to the crowd assembled in St. Peter's Square on Aug. 15, 2023, for the recitation of the Angelus on the solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Pope Francis calls for a ‘spirit of service’ on feast of Mary’s assumption

Aug 15, 2023

By Daniel Payne

In his Aug. 15 Angelus reflection, the pope pointed to the Blessed Mother as a “woman of service” to her... Read more

Pope Francis meets with charity workers at the Centro Paroquial de Serafina in Lisbon on Aug. 4, 2023.

Pope Francis: Without concrete love, our lives have ‘no weight’

Aug 4, 2023

By Jonathan Liedl

At a gathering with Portuguese charity workers, Pope Francis went off script to insist that Christian love must be tangibly... Read more

Father Vyacheslav Grynevych gave Pope Francis with a cross made out of broken glass and rubble from destroyed buildings in Kyiv on Feb. 21, 2023.

Catholic priest from Ukraine gives Pope Francis cross made out of war rubble

Feb 23, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The Catholic priest and his team have worked tirelessly to provide food, shelter, protection, and health and psychological support to... Read more

Pope Francis greets the crowd at his Angelus address on Feb. 19, 2023.

Pope Francis: God asks us to love beyond ‘the logic of self-interest’

Feb 19, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The pope reflected on what it means to “love your enemies” in his Sunday Angelus address. Read more

Pope Francis speaking at the general audience on St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Nov. 30, 2022

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December

Dec 1, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December is for volunteer not-for-profit organizations. Read more

Marina Khawand started Medonations in response to the economic crisis that is crippling the Lebanese economy.

When there’s a problem, ‘we just pray’: Lebanese teen started charity to get medical care to poor

Oct 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Marina Khawand, a 19-year-old woman from Beirut, says she never would have been able to help the thousands of ill... Read more

Pope Francis prays at Italy’s National Eucharistic Congress in Matera, Italy on Sept. 25, 2022.

Pope Francis: The Eucharist teaches us to adore God rather than ourselves

Sep 25, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Matera, known as the “city of bread,” hosted Italy’s National Eucharist Congress. Read more

Pope Francis during his general audience in Paul VI Hall on January 26, 2022.

Pope Francis: Jesus frees us from the ‘paralysis’ of laziness and selfishness

Apr 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope met with young people participating in a missionary youth conference. Read more

Pope Francis shared a free lunch with nearly 1,500 poor people invited to dine at the Vatican for the 3rd annual World Day of the Poor on Nov. 17, 2019

Pope Francis wants us to do this when we give to the poor

Mar 26, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

“When you give alms, do you touch the hand of the person asking, do you look them in the eyes?”... Read more

Pope Francis during his general audience in Paul VI Hall on January 26, 2022.

Pope Francis’ Lenten message: Addiction to digital media can hurt human relationships

Feb 24, 2022

By Courtney Mares

"May the corporal fasting to which Lent calls us fortify our spirit for the battle against sin,” Pope Francis said. Read more