CRS President Sean Callahan issues statement opposing cuts in foreign assistance
Worsening drought and hunger in the Horn of Africa imperils millions as foreign aid is threatened.
Bill O'Keefe oversees efforts to ensure that U.S. foreign policy reduces poverty and promotes justice in developing countries where Catholic Relief Services (CRS) works. He and his staff lobby Congress and the administration on a range of issues, including migration, refugees, food security, and all aspects of U.S. foreign aid. Bill also works to involve American Catholics in public campaigns for policy change.
Dr. Biden visited a Food for Peace program implemented by CRS.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is pleased that the U.S. Senate has passed the Global Food Security Act (GFSA), an important step in ensuring that millions around the world will no longer suffer from hunger, malnutrition and extreme poverty.
CRS recognizes the pass of the Global Food Security Act by the U.S. Government
The World Food Program and CRS have teamed up to airdrop and distribute emergency food to more than 100,000 people in Jonglei, South Sudan.