Corporal Works Of Mercy

July 29, 2014

U.S. Farmers and Business Leaders Share Expertise and Insight in East Africa

Catholic Relief Services is in its first of year of administering USAID’s Farmer to Farmer program in the region.

July 19, 2014

Harboring the Harborless: A Tradition Both Ennobling and Bedeviling

Connecting the Dots: A Register Series on the Corporal Works of Mercy

May 31, 2014

Clothe the Naked: Acknowledging the Need for Human Dignity

Connecting the Dots: A Register Series on the Corporal Works of Mercy

April 15, 2014

Supreme Act of Mercy: Giving the Living Water to the Thirsty

Connecting the Dots: A Register series on the corporal works of mercy.

April 11, 2014

The 'Casket Catechesis' of John Paul II

The late pope’s funeral inspired woodworker Marcus Daly to start his own casket-making business.

March 25, 2014

Feeding the Hungry: Giving the Poor What Is Justly Theirs

Connecting the Dots: Part two of a Register series on the corporal works of mercy.

February 14, 2014

Encountering the Grace of God Beyond the Sacraments

CONNECTING THE DOTS: Part one of a Register series on the corporal works of mercy.

February 4, 2014

Denver Broncos’ Coat Drive Shows Children ‘Are Not Forgotten’

The Broncos did not leave New Jersey as Super Bowl champs, but their act of charity helped hundreds of inner-city Catholic school children in need.

December 10, 2013

Vatican Launches Global Campaign to Fight ‘Scandal of Hunger’

Pope Francis threw his ‘full support’ behind the initiative at a Dec. 10 conference.

November 21, 2013

Christmas Toy Drive for Schools Is Constitutional, Lawyer Contends

As the American Humanist Association cries foul, the senior legal counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom calls Operation Christmas Child one of many community-service projects to choose from.

August 8, 2013

Steppe Sisters: Consolata Missionaries Celebrate 10 Years in Mongolia

The missionary order is fulfilling a 700-year-old request from Kublai Khan to evangelize the Mongol people.

December 3, 2012

Pope Calls on Bishops to Run Charities Better

In a new apostolic letter, the Holy Father asks bishops to improve their supervision of local charities and ensure that these groups’ work does not contradict Catholic teaching.

December 3, 2012

Parishes in Queens Remain Ravaged by Hurricane Sandy

Catholics display faith and generosity as they struggle to get through the storm’s devastating aftermath.

November 13, 2012

Pope Benedict Brings Joy to ‘Peers’ at Elderly Home

Holy Father: 'In every age, we must be able to detect the presence and blessing of the Lord and the treasures it contains. Do not ever be imprisoned by sadness! We have received the gift of a long life. In our face, there is always the joy of feeling loved by God and never sadness.'

November 7, 2012

Second Storm Approaches NJ Coast as Catholics Continue Relief Work

A storm is expected to pass by New Jersey today, bringing high winds, coastal flooding, rain and snow.