Catholic Charities

Thumbnail torrential rains bring historic floods to southern louisiana credit joe raedle getty images cna Amid Louisiana floods, victims become helpers

Baton Rouge, La., Aug 16, 2016 / 11:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In southern Louisiana, the flooding is perhaps unprecedented. And the local Catholic...

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Thumbnail daca workshop los angeles Archdiocese, Catholic Charities hold DACA renewal workshops

On Sept. 27, Pope Francis launched a two-year worldwide campaign — Share the Journey/Comparte el Camino — to show solidarity with, and to reach out...

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Thumbnail 20170131t0934 7738 cns jordan syrian refugees Asylum Seekers: Beyond political refugee rhetoric

When she was in high school in Iran, Sara’s parents told her she couldn’t go to law school. They had a big fight. “But because of my religion...

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Thumbnail happy woman credit mooshny shutterstock cna Can we end the need for abortion? One organization aims to find out

Denver, Colo., Feb 9, 2017 / 12:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Women's healthcare is reaching a new dawn in the state of Colorado, courtesy of a new...

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Thumbnail the city of napa california recovers from a 60 magnitude earthquake a day later on august 25 2014 credit cal oes via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 8 25 14 Catholic Charities helps with relief after Calif. quake

The Church in northern California is helping respond to a major earthquake, which shook Napa Valley early Sunday morning, the largest earthquake to...

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Thumbnail catholic charities la aye Catholic Charities offers young people a chance to build

Young people who didn’t make it through high school and might not quite know what route to take can find a specialized job in the construction...

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Thumbnail oklahoma city tornado 2013 credit daniel rodriguez global panorama via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 5 7 15 Catholic Charities ready to help tornado, flood victims in Midwest

After a series of damaging tornadoes and flooding in Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska, a Catholic Charities affiliate said it is ready to provide...

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Thumbnail catholic charities partners in service Catholic Charities Ventura honors 32 as ‘Partners in Service’

More than 30 parishioners from 15 Ventura County parishes were honored for their volunteer service to church and community at Catholic Charities’...

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Thumbnail residents walk down a street along chef menture ave after a tornado touched down in the eastern part of the city on february 7 2017 in new orleans louisiana credit sean gardner getty images cna Catholic groups step up after tornadoes strike New Orleans area

New Orleans, La., Feb 9, 2017 / 04:43 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- It’s a scene all too unfortunately familiar for many in the city of New Orleans - that...

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Thumbnail domestic violence credit vectorlifestylepic shutterstock cna Catholic University of America releases toolkit to fight domestic violence

Washington D.C., Oct 5, 2016 / 01:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Marking the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, The Catholic University of...

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Thumbnail girl with down syndrome credit denis kuvaev via wwwshutterstockcom cna 12 10 15 DC Mass celebrates gifts of those with disabilities

Washington D.C., Nov 22, 2016 / 03:22 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The kingship of Christ is lived out through service to those in need, said the homilist...

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Thumbnail syrian refugee child credit vlada93 shutterstock cna Don't shut US doors to refugees, bishops plead

Washington D.C., Mar 6, 2017 / 03:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With people fleeing humanitarian crises around the world, President Donald Trump’s new...

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Thumbnail aedes aegypti mosquito credit nuwatphoto via wwwshutterstockcom cna How the Church is fighting Zika virus in the US

Miami, Fla., Sep 1, 2016 / 03:15 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With Zika virus reaching the continental U.S. in recent weeks, scientists are scrambling to...

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Thumbnail american flag family credit ryan rodrick beiler shutterstock cna How the US Church is 'sharing the journey' with immigrants

Catholic leaders in the U.S. are hoping that the newly announced “Share the Journey” campaign will foster a welcoming attitude towards migrants and...

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Thumbnail sad woman credit abel halasz shutterstock cna In Denver, new women's shelter cares for hidden side of homelessness

Cindy Brown spent 12 years in the U.S. Army. Approaching late middle age, she found herself in a crisis. Samaritan House homeless shelter, run by...

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Thumbnail 20150925cnsnw0487 Never lose sight of your dreams, Pope tells Harlem schoolkids

When Martin Luther King, Jr. uttered his famous line “I have a dream”, he was thinking of you. Those were the words of Pope Francis this afternoon...

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Thumbnail usccb cna us catholic news 3 8 12 1 New USCCB social development director aims to fight poverty

The U.S. bishops have named Mark Rohlena, head of Catholic Charities of Central Colorado, to direct the Office of Domestic Social Development for...

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Thumbnail sr donna markham op president of catholic charities usa credit ccusa cna 1 12 15 Next Catholic Charities head is sister with a mission of compassion

Catholic Charities USA has named its next president: Sister Donna Markham, O.P., a trained clinical psychologist with a background in nonprofit...

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