- Sep 19, 2020
First responders and NGO aid workers in Haiti are assessing the damage from Hurricane Matthew even as they scrambled to deliver food, water and shelter materials to communities isolated by washed-out bridges and blocked roads.
The new president and CEO of CRS Sean Callahan, said he wants to help connect those in the United States to see “brothers and sisters in other parts of the world … connect those who have more with those who have less.”
The Maduro government ‘lacks the authority to call for dialogue and peace’ according to the president of the Venezuelan bishops’ conference, as a devastating economic collapse causes people to turn to parishes for help with basic foods.
Catholic bishops in Venezuela are demanding that the government of President Nicolas Maduro accept international help in responding to an economic free-fall that’s seen people waiting in line for 16 hours to buy bread and pharmacies with nothing but wet wipes in stock.
ROME— Facing a socio-political and economic crisis in Venezuela, including a triple-digit inflation rate, shortages of basic goods, and a power crisis despite having the world’s largest oil reserves, Pope Francis has sent a letter to President Nicolas Maduro urging him to work to solve the country’s problems. The information was
Charity is an essential sign of Christian faith, one that is learned in family relationships and must spread from there, Pope Francis told leaders and volunteers from Italy’s diocesan Catholic charities. “The cradle and the home” of Catholic charity is the family, the pope said April 21 during a meeting