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People walk through a damaged area near the Moore Warren Theater after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, OK.

Oklahoma bishop supports those grieving in Moore

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City traveled to Moore today to give his support and concern to those devastated... Read more

Catholic Charities USA laments food assistance cuts

Catholic Charities USA and other agencies across the country harshly criticized a $21 billion cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... Read more

Locals console each other after a fertilizer plant explosion n West, Texas.

Austin diocese responds to Texas plant explosion

As the state reacts to a massive fertilizer plant explosion, Pope Francis and Bishop Joseph S. Vasquez of Austin have... Read more

Catholic Charities 'appalled' by former board member's abortion stance

Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida says it is saddened that a former board member has become a Planned Parenthood lobbyist,... Read more

Fla. Planned Parenthood lobbyist was on Catholic Charities board

A Planned Parenthood lobbyist who appeared to endorse infanticide at a March hearing in the Florida legislature is a former... Read more

The Spanish Catholic Center's Música y Sueños benefit was held at the US Chamber of Commerce on March 22, 2013. Courtesy of Catholic Charites of the Archdiocese of Washington.

DC youth salsa dance for immigrant outreach

A recent Latin-style party in Washington, D.C., drew hundreds of young adults for a night of music, food and salsa... Read more

Empty classroom.

Catholic charities back lower tuition for immigrants

Colorado's three Catholic Charities agencies have stated their support for a bill which would allow some undocumented students to pay... Read more

Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr of Cincinnati delivers a homily at the tomb of St. Peter in Feb. 2012. CNA File Photo.

Cincinnati Catholic charities stress public-private partnership

Leaders of 11 Catholic human services providers from the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are calling on lawmakers to protect the poor... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI at the Wednesday general audience on Oct. 24, 2012.

Catholic charity groups welcome Pope's call for fidelity

Leaders of Catholic charities in the U.S. reaffirmed Pope Benedict's recent message on the need to remain firmly rooted in... Read more

Power lines bent over by Hurricane Sandy line the streets of in Seaside Heights, N.J.

Catholics continue Sandy relief work as second storm approaches

Catholic Charities affiliates are continuing to respond to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as another storm heads for the region.  Read more

People look at properties destroyed during Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 30, 2012 in the Rockaway section of the Queens borough of New York City.

Catholic Charities works to assess, relieve damage from Hurricane Sandy

Catholic Charities agencies along the East Coast are working to assess the damage left by Hurricane Sandy and respond to... Read more

Robert Gilligan, Executive Director of the Catholic Conference of Illinois (File Photo/CNA).

Ill. Catholic Charities seek new path without foster care, adoption

The Catholic Charities agencies of Illinois are trying to meet society’s needs “in a different way” in their first year... Read more

Dr. Jonathan Reyes.

US bishops tap Denver Catholic Charities CEO as justice department head

President and CEO of Denver Catholic Charities, Dr. Jonathan Reyes, is honored to accept his new role as executive director... Read more

Storm damage from Hurricane Isaac in Mobile, Ala.

Catholics responding to challenges of Isaac cleanup

As Gulf Coast residents continue the recovery process following Hurricane Isaac, Catholic groups throughout the South have begun organizing disaster... Read more

Louisiana Air National Guard help rescue citizens from Braithwaite in Plaquemines Parish Aug. 29, 2012. DoD photo by Capt. Lance Cagnolatti, U.S. Army.

In Hurricane Isaac's wake, prayers and help for victims

Archbishop Gregory M. Aymond of New Orleans prayed for victims of Hurricane Isaac, as the archdiocese's Catholic Charities affiliate assesses... Read more

A downed tree outside of St. Francis Catholic Church in Henryville, Ind.

Indiana Catholics respond to ‘devastating’ storm damage

Indiana Catholics are committed to helping victims recover from the March 2 outburst of tornadoes that killed at least 13 people in... Read more