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 27, 2014
Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the CDC, offered sobering comments about the state of the current Ebola outbreak. From NPR.
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
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.