August 22, 2014
CRS has committed an initial $1 million in private funding to help victims of the escalating violence in northern Iraq.
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
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 18, 2014
CRS is responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa with information campaigns that debunk myths about the virus.
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 15, 2014
Catholic Relief Services is responding to crises throughout the Middle East: Iraq, Gaza and Syrian refugees.
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.
August 7, 2014
As Muslim extremists drive Iraqi Christians from their homes, advocates are urging the Obama administration to take action. From the National Catholic Register.
August 7, 2014
MSNBC’s program “Hardball with Chris Matthews” recently interviewed CRS’ Bill O’Keefe about Muslim extremists pushing Iraqi Christians out of Mosul and other areas.