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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

Catholic Relief Services distributes food for school children at one of the schools in the Department of Totonicapán, Guatemala, with the help of parent volunteers. The parents who picked up food had to comply with safety protocols such as wearing a mask, hand washing, and disinfection upon entry, and social distancing was maintained at all times.

Catholic Relief Services, USDA work together to provide food for school children in Guatemala during pandemic

Aug 18, 2021

By Autumn Jones

In a normal year, Maria Quiró’s children would eat a meal at school as part of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS)... Read more

White House, Washington, D.C.

Budget proposal draws concern for cuts to poverty programs

May 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

President Donald Trump’s budget requests, although applauded for their pro-life measures, were largely met with concern from Catholic aid groups,... Read more

Displaced persons in the Central African Republic received aid from CRS in May 2014.

Shipping bill could cut aid to millions, Catholic leaders warn

Jun 2, 2014

Leaders of Catholic Relief Services and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called on the Senate to defeat a legislative... 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

Apr 21, 2013

By Carl Bunderson

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