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Catholic Charities USA helps Hurricane Harvey survivors

Catholic Charities USA helps Hurricane Harvey survivors

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the official domestic relief agency of the Catholic Church, is monitoring the progress of Hurricane Harvey, along with the local Catholic Charities agencies in Texas and Louisiana, and taking action toward assisting in the recovery efforts. Even before the storm hit land, CCUSA launched a text-to-give campaign, and the response on ...

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Caritas backs Pope Francis’ blueprint to help migrants

Caritas backs Pope Francis’ blueprint to help migrants

Caritas joins Pope Francis in calling for global action to “welcome, protect, promote and integrate” migrants and refugees in communities around the world. Caritas says the Pope’s message on migrants and refugees is a global blueprint to advocate and take action to help the many people on the move in the world. Pope Francis says ...

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World Humanitarian Day – highlight on how Caritas workers have responded to the refugee crisis in Europe

World Humanitarian Day – highlight on how Caritas workers have responded to the refugee crisis in Europe

The statistics are sadly familiar. War in Syria has caused a mass exodus from the country of nearly 5 million people. Other wars and poverty in the Middle East, Africa and Asia are adding to this global humanitarian emergency. While sea crossings into Europe are down from their peak of 1.2 million in 2015, they ...

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