Catholic Relief & Charity


Diocesan-based healing ministry brings church’s mercy after abortion
Nov 17 2015
The upcoming Year of Mercy proclaimed by Pope Francis is a particularly appropriate time to raise awareness about Project Rachel.

Faith leaders ask U.S. to help meet growing needs of Ukraine's people
Nov 13 2015
Ukrainian religious leaders make a plea to President Barack Obama to get humanitarian aid to the people of Ukraine as winter sets in.

Aid workers in Greece brace for more migrants, despite worsening weather
Oct 13 2015
Greece is bracing for thousands more Syrians and other people to land on Lesbos and other key island crossings from Turkey.

Priests who join military as chaplains 'answering a call within a call'​
Oct 12 2015
Father Ben Garrett said he has "never felt more useful in my life" as a priest than as a Navy chaplain meeting the needs of service members.

Katrina odyssey brought many blessings for New Orleans priest
Aug 25 2015
Father Dennis Hayes decided to take his chances and stay put as Hurricane Katrina teased the Louisiana coast.

One court OKs stay for Little Sisters; another says no to religious agencies
Aug 22 2015
Two federal appeals courts acted Aug. 21 in cases related to the contraceptive mandate for employee health insurance.

In quake-hit Nepal, monsoon hampers relief work
Jul 16 2015
Despite financial support and procuring relief material to reach out to remote areas hit by April’s earthquake, Catholic charities are facing problems.

Sister Nirmala Joshi, successor to Blessed Teresa, dies at 81
Jun 24 2015
Sister Nirmala Joshi, who succeeded Blessed Teresa of Kolkata as superior general of the Missionaries of Charity died June 23 in Kolkota.

U.S. sister ‘changed my life,’ says orphaned man who had tumor as child
May 02 2015
Patrick Daly was orphaned at age 8, and that’s when the tumor on his right cheek began to grow.

Purple Sheep Project: Youngster displays ageless wisdom
Apr 25 2015
Confusion. Tears. Possibly a category 4 meltdown.