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How Catholic Charities is tackling California's housing crisis

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara has partnered with the local county to launch a shared housing program, connecting renters with... Read more

School supplies.

Catholic Charities school supply giveaway brings joy to Virginia families

For the third year in a row, Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Arlington, Virginia has given away free school... Read more

After 95 years, NY rules end Catholic adoption and foster services in Buffalo

Adoption and foster services through Catholic Charities of Buffalo are ending because state rules do not allow the agency to... Read more

Budget, finances.

Catholic Charities Oregon looks to expand financial wellness program

Catholic Charities Oregon is hoping to expand a program that offers financial classes and coaching for low-income workers in the... Read more

In Minnesota, Catholic Charities sues near-bankrupt diocese

The fate of a children’s home is the subject of a lawsuit against the Diocese of St. Cloud, Minn., by... Read more

Former Catholic Charities employee sentenced for embezzlement

A former immigration services director of Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City has been sentenced to 10 years probation after she... Read more

Shamber Flore, who was adopted through St. Vincent Catholic Charities, with her foster parents.

ACLU's 'petty lawsuit' won't help foster children, families tell court

A lawsuit threatening a Catholic adoption service is political maneuvering that will do nothing to help children in need of... Read more

Texas bishops support Catholic Charities in wake of gay adoption lawsuit

The Catholic bishops of Texas voiced strong support Tuesday for a Catholic organization being sued by a lesbian couple in... Read more

Chicago's deep freeze continues with single-digit temperatures.

How Catholic Charities is helping the homeless during the 'bomb cyclone'

Record-breaking cold temperatures and snowfall in the eastern United States this week have delayed flights, cancelled school, and closed workplaces.  Read more

Residents walk along the bank of the Vivi River near the area where a bridge was washed away on October 20, 2017 in Utuado, Puerto Rico.

How Christians are continuing to help hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico

Seven weeks after Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico, the majority of the island is still without power, and many... Read more

This health center for the uninsured used to be an abortion clinic

Prayer. Sacrifice. Friendship. Charity. Could one Virginia community’s work to put basic Gospel tenets into action be a model for... Read more

In Denver, new women's shelter cares for hidden side of homelessness

Cindy Brown spent 12 years in the U.S. Army. Approaching late middle age, she found herself in a crisis.  Read more

Prescription bottle.

Bishops preach hope, solidarity amidst opioid epidemic

Amidst a growing epidemic of drug overdose and opioid addiction, Catholic bishops have been speaking out on the need for... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville at the Pontifical North American College in Rome on Oct. 8, 2014.

US bishop says Trump budget at odds with Catholic, American ideals

The former head of the US bishops decried President Trump's budget plan, claiming its cuts to social services conflict with... Read more

Police tape.

Man in custody after Calif. shooting near Catholic Charities

A 39-year-old man is in custody following a shooting spree that left three people dead in Fresno, California on Tuesday,... Read more

Kansas project helps clients escape the predatory loan cycle

In 2015, Shannon found herself swimming in debt from a title loan. She faithfully made the $200 monthly payments. Unfortunately,... Read more

New campaign highlights Catholic services in Michigan

A new television ad campaign launched by the Michigan Catholic Conference is featuring commercials that spotlight the hand of the... Read more

Residents walk down a street along Chef Menture Ave after a tornado touched down in the eastern part of the city on Feb. 7, 2017 in New Orleans.

Catholic groups step up after tornadoes strike New Orleans area

It’s a scene all too unfortunately familiar for many in the city of New Orleans - that of devastation in... Read more

Somali refugees.

For Somali refugees, Catholic agencies 'welcome the stranger'

A Somali couple with three children is seeking a new life in Minnesota thanks to a Catholic Charities’ resettlement program... Read more

Aedes aegypti mosquito.

How the Church is fighting Zika virus in the US

With Zika virus reaching the continental U.S. in recent weeks, scientists are scrambling to find a cure and a vaccine.... Read more