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Hundreds of angry bees swarm over the veiled face of Jean-Louis Mendy as he inspects several beehives in Niaguis village, in the Casamance region of Senegal.
Not long ago, it might have been members of neighboring communities angrily confronting Jean-Louis. But the bees are bringing the...More
Welcome to the new crs.org. We’re glad you’re here! As a member of our always growing family, we hope you’ll visit often.
Our website relaunch comes just days before the World Meeting of Families convenes in Philadelphia. Held every 3 years since 1994, the gathering...More
Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation...More
Peering over a broken wall of bricks, Marcaisse Ngoget's recites Matthew 5:44: "Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you."
Those bricks used to be Marcaisse's home in the Central African Republic. Yet instead of vengeance, Marcaisse is seeking reconciliation....More
The picture of a nurturing mother is an ancient symbol and reality that lives on today. When mothers around the world lack basic necessities to nurture their families, CRS steps in to serve them through the generosity of our supporters. We hope you enjoy these photos of some of the moms we're...More
Far from Cairo's whirling traffic, the village of Al Dabiyyah hums along to the rhythm of Egyptian rural life.
Located just a short drive from Luxor, a popular tourist destination in Upper Egypt, Al Dabiyyah is a relatively quiet spot where about 27,000 villagers earn their living in...More
Intense fighting in July and August 2014 between Israel and militant groups in Gaza left thousands dead and widespread damage in the Gaza Strip. Besides thousands of casualties, primarily among civilians, the conflict destroyed homes, factories, schools, farmland, water networks, roads and...More
They arrive at the church carrying their own plastic chairs or blankets to spread on the ground. Some children hang over the knotty wooden beams holding up the tin roof on the open-air structure while others nestle into the warmth of their...More
Blessed Oscar Romero served the Archdiocese of San Salvador, El Salvador, from 1977 until he was martyred for his faith in 1980. During that time, political violence, disappearances and human rights violations were widespread.
Many priests and nuns spoke out on behalf of the victims, and...More