Knowledge is a powerful weapon and is the first step in combating hunger, disease and injustice.
Discover the world and help touch the lives of more than 120 million people in more than 100 countries. Find ways to pray, learn, act, and give.
CRS has tools to help you build better lives in your home, parish and across the globe. From activities and prayers to planning guides and lessons, our collection of educational and advocacy resources encourage learning and participation. More
More Ways to Learn
Follow CRS’ response to current events and disasters around the world, plus read what other publications say about CRS’ humanitarian work overseas. More
Through stories, blogs and photo galleries, witness firsthand the challenges families and communities face in the developing world and how CRS works with them to improve their lives. More
Learn about CRS’ innovative approaches to respond to emergencies, fight disease and poverty, nurture peaceful and just societies, and promote human development. More
Overseas Programming Work
Our programming and work are based on the principles of Catholic social teaching, including the protection of the dignity of each person. More
Ways to Get Involved
Become an engaged college student and advocate on behalf of the world’s most poor and vulnerable. More
CRS Global High School
The CRS Global High School program helps Catholic secondary schools engage in Catholic social teaching. More
CRS Rice Bowl
Learn about hunger and poverty overseas as you and your family observe the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. More