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St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans.

New Orleans Catholic archdiocese, universities sued over alleged Hurricane Katrina aid fraud

Jun 4, 2020

A federal lawsuit alleges that the Archdiocese of New Orleans, as well as two historically black New Orleans universities, improperly... Read more

A man in Paradise, Calif. surveys the remains of his house, destroyed by the Camp fire.

How cutting FEMA aid could impact California families

Jan 9, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

President Donald Trump has threatened to stop sending federal money to the state of California for wildfire recovery, a move... Read more

USCCB praises disaster relief policy for churches

Feb 9, 2018

The USCCB issued a statement Friday praising the early morning passage of the Bipartisan Budget Act, which, in addition to... Read more

Destroyed church in Marigot, Saint Martin days after this Caribbean island sustained extensive damage after the passing of Hurricane Irma on September 12, 2017.

Religious leaders are fed up with discrimination against churches in disaster aid

Sep 30, 2017

Federal disaster relief policy denies repair and reconstruction assistance to houses of worship – and that needs to change, the... Read more