Pope Francis is slated to release an encyclical this summer about “human ecology,” or the interrelated relationship between humans and the environment. Catholic Relief Services, through our work overseas, witnesses this relationship as it... more
Blessed Oscar Romero of El Salvador was formally declared a martyr for the faith by Pope Francis in February 2015. He was beatified on May 23, 2015. When the Church declares a person to be beatified, this means that the deceased is indeed in a... more
The Church around the world is responding to the devastation in Nepal after multiple, major earthquakes have struck the country. Pope Francis and people worldwide are praying for those affected by the tragedy. Catholic Relief Services, the official... more
Please join in prayer for the people of Nepal, where a devastating earthquake struck on Saturday, April 25.
We pray for all those affected by the earthquake in Nepal as we offer the words of the psalmist, “Be strong and take heart,... more
The World Meeting of Families is the world’s largest Catholic gathering of families. Held every three years, the gathering is a chance for families from around the world to pray, learn about and celebrate the gift of family. The theme of the... more
Once a vibrant hub of Middle Eastern culture and history, Syria has been embroiled in a civil war for the past four years, which has killed as many as 200,000 Syrians, and left approximately 10 million people displaced and destitute, inside and... more