Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Iraq will open more child support centers over the next year to support more than 6,000 children. These centers are geared to be a bridge back to a formal education for displaced children.
Browsing: World View
Lisa Hendey shares two concrete and important ways that our families can support those living in abject poverty and starvation in South Sudan.
Stereotypes about those living in poverty are everywhere — that the poor are lazy or they just want handouts. But Henry Flores, director of the Unbound communications center in El Salvador, has been working with the poor for more than 20 years and sees beyond the stereotypes.
We’re thrilled to again be partnering with our friends at Unbound to be a part of the families they serve around the world! Unbound has joined us as a “World View Wednesday” contributor. Each month, they will be sharing a column to inform you about the lives of families around the world. We will also offer you the chance to partner tangibly with them by prayerfully considering sponsoring a child or aging friend.
Marianna Bartholomew learned about a brand-new saint on a family vacation. This saint’s story reminds us that if we pray and listen, God will lead our steps in our own unique voyage. Sometimes, he might lead us out of our comfort zone, but the rewards are great.
Marianna Bartholomew shares a learning experience and urges us not to be greedy monkeys. If we open our fists, God will help us cast material and spiritual goods to others in a nourishing shower, as He wills. The ricochet effect, of course, is that the more we give, the more our lives will be filled with joy.
As in the case of so many natural disasters, the Catholic Church was there first because the Catholic Church was there before disaster hit. Edward Hoyt details the response from Catholic Relief Services and shows how you can help.
Lisa Hendey shares about Catholic Relief Services’ emergency efforts to aid families suffering in the wake of the earthquake in Nepal. Learn about specific ways to offer aid and what your dollars purchase to help families.
As we conclude the season of Lent, Lisa Hendey reflects upon lessons she has learned through her participation in the CRS Rice Bowl program.