Tag: Catholic Relief Services

Human Rights Watch says deportees killed after return to El Salvador

Human Rights Watch says deportees killed after return to El Salvador

| David Agren | February 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

At least 138 Salvadorans have been murdered after being sent back to their violent Central American country from the United States, according to a report from Human Rights Watch.

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Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

Local Catholics join archbishop for CRS trip to Laos, Cambodia

| August 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

When Michael Wenger of Nativity of Our Lord in St. Paul served lunches to hungry elementary school students in Laos, he knew exactly why he had accepted an invitation to join his father, Brian, Archbishop Bernard Hebda and three other local Catholics on a trip to Laos and Cambodia sponsored by Catholic Relief Services.

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Trip to Cambodia and Laos proves ‘spiritually fruitful’

Trip to Cambodia and Laos proves ‘spiritually fruitful’

| Archbishop Bernard Hebda | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

I recently traveled with a small group from our Archdiocese to Cambodia and Laos to learn more about the work of Catholic Relief Services (CRS). It was my first experience in Asia and my first CRS trip since having been elected to the CRS board by my brother bishops.

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Roses and the cross: Pope meets refugees in Bulgaria

Roses and the cross: Pope meets refugees in Bulgaria

| Cindy Wooden | May 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Twelve boys and girls wearing white T-shirts and dark pants sang for Pope Francis at a refugee center on the outskirts of Sofia.

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USCCB migration chairman, head of CRS oppose ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

USCCB migration chairman, head of CRS oppose ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee and the president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services March 13 joined Texas and Mexico bishops in opposing the U.S. policy of sending asylum-seekers back to Mexico while they wait for court proceedings.

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From readers – January 24, 2018

From readers – January 24, 2018

| January 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

Apples and oranges
Appreciated profile

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Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

Catholic aid agencies respond after quake, tsunami in Indonesia

| October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Catholic aid agencies were among those working to assess the needs and get relief to the island of Sulawesi after an earthquake and tsunami left more than 1,200 people dead.

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Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

Rescue workers continue search for missing Filipinos after typhoon

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rescue workers continued the search for missing Filipinos trapped in an abandoned mine Sept. 17, two days after Typhoon Mangkhut hit the northern Philippines.

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Catholic leaders find proposed federal budget largely fails the moral test

Catholic leaders find proposed federal budget largely fails the moral test

| Dennis Sadowski | May 26, 2017 | 3 Comments

Church leaders repeated in interviews that a budget is a moral document that reflects the nation’s priorities and that they found that the spending plan revealed May 23 backs away from the country’s historical support for children, the elderly and the poor, and protecting the environment.

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CRS unveils book about Muslim-Christian cooperation in peacebuilding

CRS unveils book about Muslim-Christian cooperation in peacebuilding

Religion matters but relationships among people of different beliefs matter most when it comes to peacebuilding efforts, said a group of panelists at the introduction of a new Catholic Relief Services publication about Muslim-Christian cooperation around the world.

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CRS president: Denying entry to refugees won’t make U.S. safer

CRS president: Denying entry to refugees won’t make U.S. safer

| Barb Fraze and Dennis Sadowski | January 27, 2017 | 3 Comments

While U.S. elected officials have an obligation to protect the security of Americans, denying entry to desperate refugees will not make the country safer, said the president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services.

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Guatemalan coffee growers find hope in CRS-supported cooperative

Guatemalan coffee growers find hope in CRS-supported cooperative

| Judith Sudilovsky | December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Six years after receiving a teaching degree 25-year-old Susana Mateo Cano still has not gotten a teaching job because she has no connections in Guatemala’s educational system.

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