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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

Families fleeing gang violence gather in Delmas 75 comune, Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on June 28, 2023.

Haiti in ‘desperate’ security crisis as Catholic leaders urge search for solutions

Jul 17, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami says the current crisis follows 20 years of a “downward spiral” in economic, political, and... Read more

An aerial view of Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Priest kidnapped in Haiti; captors demand ransom

Feb 8, 2023

By Walter Sanchez Silva

The Claretian Missionaries’ Independent Delegation for the Antilles reported that on Feb. 7 one of its priests was kidnapped. Read more

Haitian security personnel arrive as people clash with police during funerals organised by opposition groups in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Oct. 16, 2019.

Catholic aid group expresses concern over Haiti unrest

Oct 18, 2019

Political conditions in Haiti have disrupted aid programs and increased economic hardships, leaving Catholic Relief Services concerned about another humanitarian... Read more