Humanitarian Aid

People wait to apply for asylum in the United States along the border on July 16 in Tijuana, Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Kevin Clarke July 16, 2019
“It is contrary to American and Christian values to attempt to prevent people from migrating here when they are fleeing to save their lives and to find safety for their families,” Cardinal DiNardo said.
Women walk along a street Feb. 20, 2016, in Asmara, Eritrea. The nation's bishops said that because of years of war and unrest, "young people, mothers, children and families have become victims of exile and of destabilization." (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)
Linus Unah July 02, 2019
On June 12, Eritrean authorities closed all 22 of the nation’s church-run health care facilities.
High-level support and almost three-quarters of a million dollars in donations poured in Sunday for the German captain of a migrant rescue ship who was arrested after she defied repeated orders to stay out of Italy and struck a police boat while bringing 40 people to port.
“You don’t have to regulate your borders with cruelty and inhumanity. There’s no need for that.”
Catholic News Service May 24, 2019
Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City expressed gratitude that lives were spared and that all residents of the Missouri capital are accounted for following a devastating tornado.
Gerard O’Connell May 23, 2019
Caritas Internationalis is increasingly being called to help with challenges provoked by climate change. “Our food production is at stake.”