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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.


Crisis in Ukraine: In Europe’s Worst War since the Balkans, CRS Provides Urgent Relief

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.


Catholic Journalists to Broadcast Live From Tanzania

January 16, 2015

Trip members will broadcast as they visit Catholic Relief Services’ agricultural projects.

Study Shows Impact of Disasters Is Going Down Worldwide

January 15, 2015

Number of deaths and economic impact from disasters has been falling in recent years.


5 Years After Haiti Earthquake, a Landmark Hospital Is Rebuilt

January 12, 2015

Eighty percent of the St. Francois de Sales hospital in Port-au-Prince was destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. This week, it reopens.