August 28, 2014
Travel restrictions blocking farmers from their crops and other farmers abandoning their fields in Ebola-affected areas are just two contributing factors.
August 26, 2014
Last Sunday, Archbishop Lori of Baltimore, MD, called for an interfaith and ecumenical service at the Basilica in Baltimore to pray for persecuted Iraqis.
August 22, 2014
Bloomberg.com provides an excellent overview of the challenges CRS and other organizations face when responding to the Ebola crisis in West Africa.
August 21, 2014
CRS’ Kris Ozar, who is on the ground in Iraq leading CRS’ response effort, told Vatican Radio a story of heroism and generosity by an Iraqi family on Mt. Sinjar.
August 20, 2014
National Catholic Register spoke with CRS’ Matt McGarry about the situation in Gaza, where McGarry is leading CRS’ relief effort for families affected by the summer of violence between Israel and Hamas.
August 19, 2014
The National Journal spoke with CRS’ representative in Honduras about what happens to unaccompanied children when they’re returned home to Central America.
August 19, 2014
Religion News Service spoke with CRS’ Kris Ozar about the situation in Iraq, where Ozar is leading CRS’ emergency response with our partner Caritas Iraq.
August 16, 2014
Vatican Radio speaks with CRS’ Kris Ozar, who is leading CRS’ effort to assist Iraqi Christians and other religious minorities who have been forced to flee their homes.
August 14, 2014
Catholic News Service reports on how job losses due to coffee rust in Central American may be contributing to migration to the U.S.
August 8, 2014
NPR reports on the spread of Ebola in Sierra Leone. The phrase “Don’t touch,” which came from a CRS staffer, has become a common slogan for preventing the virus.