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CRS Applauds Administration’s Proposal to Increase Investment in Central America, Address Root Causes of Migration

January 30, 2015

CRS applauds President Obama’s proposal to scale up the United States’ investments in Central America to address the root causes of flight from the region.

After Typhoon Haiyan: CRS Helps Families Build Safe, Permanent Homes

January 30, 2015

Working with local communities, houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are being built back better than before.

From CNS: As Cold Persists, CRS Continues to Serve Iraqi Refugees

January 30, 2015

CRS is insulating shelters and distributing key supplies to help families through the winter.

CRS President & CEO, Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo

CRS President Woo Keynotes at Marquette University Mission Week

January 27, 2015

Her address will explore how charity, justice and service to others are essential aspects of being members of one human family.


CRS Assists Thousands Uprooted by the War in Eastern Ukraine

January 26, 2015

CRS and partners are providing critical humanitarian relief in key areas of the Ukraine, where 1.5 million people have fled their homes as a result of armed conflict.


CRS Applauds Legislation to Prevent Child Sex Trafficking

January 26, 2015

The House of Representatives passed the International Megan’s Law to Prevent Demand for Child Sex Trafficking.

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CRS Partners with Mission 14 to Fight Human Trafficking

January 22, 2015

Together the two organizations will address the worldwide problem of human trafficking.

One of Our Favorite Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes

January 19, 2015

As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day, we reflect on one his great quotes.

CRS Mourns the Loss of Our Colleague in the Philippines

January 17, 2015

CRS mourns the loss of our colleague in the Philippines who died in a tragic accident after Papal Mass.


Hospital Destroyed in 2010 Haiti Earthquake Reopens

January 17, 2015

Five years after the earthquake in Haiti, St. Francois de Sales Hospital is reopening better than before.