August 1, 2014
CBS Evening News went to El Salvador to see how violence is driving so many unaccompanied minors to seek refuge in other countries, and also visits a CRS program that’s helping some youth to stay.
July 30, 2014
CRS emphasizes the need to protect children and provide opportunity and security in their home countries.
July 29, 2014
NBC Nightly News reports on the growing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and interviews CRS’ Michael Stulman in Sierra Leone.
July 28, 2014
NPR reports on a growing problem: a fungus called coffee rust, which is wiping out coffee plants, and farmers’ incomes along with it.
July 26, 2014
Vatican Radio spoke with CRS’ Matt McGarry, who is based in Jerusalem, about the situation of violence in the Holy Land.
July 24, 2014
Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, a leader in the fight against the historic Ebola outbreak in West Africa, now has the virus himself. Our prayers are with Dr. Khan.
July 23, 2014
CRS continues to work in West Africa to respond to the largest outbreak of the Ebola virus in history.
July 22, 2014
Catholic News Service spoke with Catholic leaders, including CRS’ Rick Jones, about their take on the current situation of unaccompanied minors crossing into the U.S. and other countries.
July 21, 2014
As Secretary of State John Kerry flies to the Middle East, the USCCB calls for a ceasefire, reiterates call to work for lasting peace and calls for humanitarian relief for Gaza.
July 21, 2014
CRS applauds letter written by five members of Congress regarding unaccompanied children.