The Church around the world is responding to the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday, April 25. Pope Francis and people around the world 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
May 1 is the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. If you ever thought, “Hey, Joseph is the member of the Holy Family who doesn't get his due,” well, there you have it, he has two feast days, March 19 and May 1. How many saints can claim that? St.... more
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
On March 24, 2015, we remembered the 35th anniversary of the death of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who was shot and killed while celebrating Mass. He was formally declared a martyr for his faith by Pope Francis in February 2015. It is... 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