Humanitarian Aid

A report in the noted medical journals The Lancet Psychiatry and The Lancet Child & Adolescent Health have called for the phasing out of institutionalized care for children, favoring family-based care.
Tristan Taylor of Detroit speaks to people gathered June 9, 2020, during a caravan protest through Detroit neighborhoods while calling for relief for tenants and mortgage borrowers during the coronavirus pandemic. Catholic Charities' officials say people throughout the U.S. are at risk of eviction as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc on the economy. (CNS photo/Ryan Garza, USA Today Network via Reuters)
Ryan Di Corpo June 19, 2020
Tenants across the country may face eviction in August as courts reopen and protections created to respond to Covid-19 crisis are lifted.
Gerard O’Connell June 13, 2020
“Until we revive our sense of responsibility for our neighbor and every person, grave economic, financial and political crises will continue,” the pope said in his message for the World Day of the Poor.
The coronavirus pandemic has greatly affected the nation's economic health, leading some to wonder how it can be dealt with.
Catholic News Service May 22, 2020
The most powerful cyclone to hit eastern India and Bangladesh in more than 20 years tore down homes, carried cars down flooded streets and inundated farmland.
Migrant workers crowd outside a bus station in Ghaziabad, India, March 28, 2020, as they wait to board buses to return to their villages during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19. (CNS photo/Anushree Fadnavis, Reuters)
Kevin Clarke May 21, 2020
On March 25, hoping to suppress the spread of the coronavirus, India began the world’s largest lockdown, affecting 1.3 billion people. But the sudden move to close down all but essential services threw millions out of work and began a desperate exodus of migrant and day laborers out of the big