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Actor Ben Affleck Highlights Partnership with CRS in DRC Coffee Project

March 27, 2015

In testimony before the Senate, Ben Affleck provides a good example of U.S. foreign assistance by highlighting a partnership between his organization, CRS and USAID.

EWTN: Archbishop Auza on the Extraordinary and Heroic Work of Women

March 24, 2015

In his comments to the UN on respect for women, Archbishop Auza offers praise for CRS president Dr. Carolyn Woo.


March 25 Webcast: Not Abandoned, Caring for Iraqi and Syrian Refugees

March 23, 2015

Wednesday’s webcast will cover the Church’s response, current U.S. policy and the future of the Syrian and Iraqi refugee crises.


Ebola Update: Overcoming 5 Key Challenges with Effective Solutions

March 20, 2015

CRS and our partners respond to five specific Ebola-related challenges with solutions that make a difference.

Cyclone Pam: CRS Coordinating Response with Caritas Australia and New Zealand

March 18, 2015

CRS is supporting Caritas Oceania agencies’ Cyclone Pam response with 2,000 emergency tarps.

The Tragedy and Gratitude of Syrian Refugees in Lebanon

March 18, 2015

Soha Menassa, CRS’ regional representative in Lebanon, describes the growing needs of Syrian refugees and how Catholic agencies are responding.

Catholic Relief Service's Joan Rosenhauer. Photo by Philip Laubner/CRS

CRS’ Joan Rosenhauer – We are All Called to Faithful Citizenship

March 17, 2015

CRS’ Joan Rosenhauer explains why our faith needs to guide our political decisions.


Balt Sun: Syria’s Children are in Danger of Becoming a Lost Generation

March 16, 2015

CRS’ Bill O’Keefe describes the dangers facing Syria’s future if its refugee children are not cared for and educated in the present.

Cyclone Pam: Caritas Agencies Send Emergency Staff to Vanuatu

March 16, 2015

In the wake of Cyclone Pam, Caritas Australia and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand have sent emergency staff to Vanuatu.

CRS President & CEO, Dr. Carolyn Y. Woo

CRS President Carolyn Woo on the Importance of Theology in Catholic Education

March 16, 2015

As the University of Notre Dame considers dropping Theology as a student requirement, Dr. Woo writes that Theology is inseparable from Catholic education.