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International pro-life groups concerned about USAID nominee

Pro-life advocates are concerned over the nomination of Samantha Power to head a critical United States international aid agency.  Read more

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) headquarters in Washington, DC.

USAID gives $900,000 to feed the hungry in Italy amid pandemic

The United States’ international aid agency has given a $900,000 grant to a Catholic group to provide food to people... Read more

U.S. Agency for International Development Headquarters in Washington, DC.

What the SCOTUS decision on anti-trafficking rules means for pro-life policies 

The Supreme Court is deciding major life and religious freedom cases this term, but one less-recognized ruling could impact billions... Read more

Callista Gingrich.

U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See hails faith-based relief efforts amid pandemic

The U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See has called attention to the role of faith-based organizations in delivering U.S government... Read more

Regents Professor Mark Prausnitz holds an experimental microneedle contraceptive skin patch.

New birth control patch would administer contraception via self-injecting needles

Scientists and researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta are working on a birth control patch that would... Read more

Mark Green, Administrator of USAID, in Rome, Oct. 17, 2018.

USAID head meets with Vatican officials to talk aid for Iraq

The head of the United States government’s international aid agency met with Vatican officials and an Iraqi cardinal Wednesday, in... Read more

A family at the Sharia Al Haman Hope refugee camp in Duhok, Iraq, March 28, 2015.

US aid to Iraqi Christians, Yazidis on fast track via Catholic Relief Services

The United States Agency for International Development has announced it is investing $10 million into coalitions led by Catholic Relief... Read more

Child refugees in Iraq.

Knights of Columbus praise increased US aid for persecuted Iraqis

The federal government has pledged $55 million in aid for religious and ethnic groups that have faced ISIS persecution in... Read more

US Vice President Mike Pence.

Vice President Pence promises direct US aid to persecuted Christians

US Vice President Mike Pence’s promises Wednesday of better aid for persecuted Christians and others in the Middle East has... Read more

A volunteer at the Community Soup Kitchen passes a serving tray down to the next section in Valdosta, Ga., Aug. 14, 2012.

Catholic agency hopes for lasting food aid reform

Catholic Relief Services is supportive of a proposal to make changes in the way that government food aid is delivered... Read more