Tag: humanitarian aid

At year’s end, humanitarian aid for migrants moves across border

At year’s end, humanitarian aid for migrants moves across border

| Rhina Guidos | December 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over the last year, Catholic dioceses on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico, in places such as El Paso and Brownsville, Texas, scrambled to accommodate the growing number of children, men and women crossing the border, seeking asylum and entering the U.S.

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Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

Catholic workers say U.S. aid cuts to Palestinians could be disastrous

| Judith Sudilovsky | September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. budgetary cuts to humanitarian aid institutions helping Palestinians could lead to long-term disastrous consequences, said Catholic aid workers in the region.

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As Syrian war grinds on, humanitarian aid slow to ramp up

As Syrian war grinds on, humanitarian aid slow to ramp up

| Mark Pattison | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

As the spasms of the multisided civil war grow more faint in Syria, there is talk about how to help the people remaining in the battered Middle East nation.

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House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

House OKs bill to aid genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly on it

| Josephine von Dohlen | June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of Islamic State militants praised the June 6 House passage of the measure and urged the Senate to quickly act on it.

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Pope writes to Syrian president, pleading for peace and aid corridors

Pope writes to Syrian president, pleading for peace and aid corridors

| Cindy Wooden | December 14, 2016 | 1 Comment

Pope Francis urged Syrian President Bashar Assad to do everything possible to end the war in his country, to protect civilians and to ensure humanitarian agencies can deliver emergency aid to the people.

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