- Aug 9, 2020
After the success of a pair of pilot programs this spring, a nationwide “Sisters on the Frontlines” fundraising effort aims to give 1,000 sisters $1,000 each to help blunt the negative impacts of the coronavirus on some of the United States’ most vulnerable people.
An analysis conducted by the staff of Catholic Extension found that dioceses it supports financially have the nation’s most — and least — severe COVID-19 infection rates.
Catholics in the Navajo Nation are responding to help support the hardest hit region during the pandemic.
About 100 ordinations were scheduled to occur this year in the nation’s 87 mission dioceses supported by Catholic Extension, but the coronavirus has changed everything and left a cloud of uncertainty.
Catholic churches around the globe are an integral part of daily life, providing community, acts of charity and support for the elderly and vulnerable, but now the poorest among them are in dire straits, including churches in the most under-resourced corners of the United States.
Cardinal Alvaro Ramazzini of Guatemala visited a community in Mississippi affected by the largest ICE raid in US history.