• Catholic Relief Services announces veteran as new CEO

    Catholic Relief Services announces veteran as new CEO

    • Sep 16, 2016

    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.”

  • Boko Haram violence becomes regional African nightmare

    Boko Haram violence becomes regional African nightmare

    • Sep 13, 2016

    Once largely confined to Nigeria, the violence associated with the militant Islamic group Boko Haram is now spilling into neighboring countries such as Niger and Chad, creating a humanitarian nightmare for humanitarian groups such as Catholic Relief Services.

  • Poverty complicates rebuilding in Ecuador after massive quake

    Poverty complicates rebuilding in Ecuador after massive quake

    • Aug 23, 2016

    Four months after an April 16 earthquake that killed more than 670 people, injured nearly 5,000 and left as many as 80,000 homeless, residents of northern Ecuador are slowly rebuilding. But the disaster exposed long-standing problems related to chronic poverty that will take longer to solve, especially in rural areas.