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  • U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

    U.S. opioid epidemic affects not only addicts but families and budgets

    • Nov 4, 2017

    President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency lubricates some of government’s gears for more decisive action on the opioid epidemic than what we’ve seen thus far, however, it does not bring automatic money to the anti-opioid effort. The estimate for what is needed is in the billions.

  • Denver Catholics answer America’s affordable housing crisis

    Denver Catholics answer America’s affordable housing crisis

    • Oct 30, 2017

    As America watches its supply of housing considered “affordable” for low-income families shrink by an estimated 60 percent since 2010, the Archdiocese of Denver is doing something about it by opening a new “Guadalupe Apartments” complex of affordable studio, one- and two-bedroom units, while continuing to run a 60-bed “Guadalupe Shelter” for the homeless on the same site.

  • Caravan of Louisiana parishioners takes supplies, hope to Harvey victims

    Caravan of Louisiana parishioners takes supplies, hope to Harvey victims

    • Sep 15, 2017

    Recovery continues in southern Texas after Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the region Aug. 25-30. In a four-day period, many areas received more than 40 inches of rain. Flooding inundated hundreds of thousands of homes, displaced more than 30,000 people, and prompted more than 17,000 rescues. At least 70 people died.