- Jun 1, 2020
U.S.-based aid groups are devoting extra resources to refugees and migrant people globally who are vulnerable to the new coronavirus.
Catholic Relief Services said it is reviewing allegations that educational materials and webpages produced by partner agencies include practices that are contrary to church teaching.
As Catholic Relief Services staffers and supporters spent an evening marking 75 years of service in the world, one word recurred: Dignity.
The funding tap is flowing again for Development and Peace, a Canadian Catholic aid organization, although it remains closed for 52 partner organizations that continue to be investigated for alleged connections to abortion, artificial contraception and other possible conflicts with Catholic teaching.
Two Catholic leaders applauded congressional committees for reauthorizing the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief, opening the door for final passage of a bill to keep the program in place for another five years.
A new report on sexual abuse committed by staff of international aid agencies could provide a blueprint for the Church in dealing with sexual abuse.