Former CRS president receives Laetare Medal
Mar 19 2012
The University of Notre Dame has announced that former Catholic Relief Services President Ken Hackett will receive its 2012 Laetare Medal.
The Laetare Medal is the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics.
A rice bowl for all
Feb 27 2012
When I first heard about Operation Rice Bowl at my parish in America, I thought they were talking about something I knew so well from Chinese culture.
HHS defends decision on funding trafficking victims program to Congress
Dec 02 2011
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops program aiding victims of human trafficking was denied funding after its administrators declined to propose alternatives to a government requirement that female victims receive “the full range of legally permissible gynecological and obstetric care,” a Department of Health and Human Services official told a congressional committee.