In a message to two Belgian groups released on Jan. 29, the pope said that the coronavirus pandemic had made poverty relief even more difficult.
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The pontifical foundation noted that the pandemic has worsened the nuns’ already “extremely difficult” situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a country already suffering from ethnic conflicts, insecurity, armed incursions from neighboring countries, kidnappings and rapes.
Bishop Polito Rodríguez Méndez of San Carlos said the crisis in Venezuela is likely to worsen in the coming months, which will seriously affect the Church in the country, which is already lacking financial resources.
When we strive for sanctity, even imperfectly, we direct our kids’ attention to the only wealth that really matters.
Even when a parish is doing it right, we’re still doing it backwards.
COMMENTARY: The thing is, America’s citizens have the tools to correct that course.
A Catholic Charities’ innovative success in fighting poverty in Texas has inspired the House speaker to reform federal anti-poverty programs along a more Catholic social vision.