Browsing: World View
We’re reminded by the USCCB that we each need to be persistently praying for an end to this horrendous situation. It’s easy to turn away from this situation, which feels so insurmountably challenging, but we cannot forget our brother and sister Christians in Iraq.
Of all the images circulated across news outlets in late February of 21 Coptic Egyptian men martyred by Islamist…
Catholic Relief services and our partner, the Good Shepherd Sisters, serve families through a harsh winter far from home.
If Third-World faithful living amidst poverty and hardship can take on Lenten penances to help save their souls and the world, then we can, too.
Lisa Hendey shares a “Storify” recap of her recent #CRSMedia Mission to Tanzania.
Recent violence in Mexico has taken the lives of thousands of people, mostly young men and women. Many mothers fear retaliation if they speak up. In Acapulco, one of the cities hit hardest by the violence, the Church is the only place where they feel safe sharing their grief. These courageous mothers agreed to talk about their experiences on the condition that their identities would be concealed.
With Filipino Catholics dispersing across every continent, the nine-day novena of Simbang Gabi Masses has gone global, too. In many areas, it’s not hard to find the novena in churches large and small.
We have some plans to say “Yes” together as a community. Colleen Mitchell tells you more about it!
One year later, much rebuilding has been done in the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan, but our support and prayers are still greatly needed.
Marianna Bartholomew reminds us of the sacrifice that missionaries make for each of us. When missionaries visit our churches to tell their stories, let’s listen, learn, introduce ourselves to them personally, keep them in our daily prayers, and respond to financial needs generously.