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You’ve helped CRS provide lifesaving support to 85 million people. We did it together in Jesus’ name. These CRS projects depend on the gifts of generous people like you:...More
“Humanity still has the ability to work together in building our common home,” Pope Francis writes in "Laudato Si'," his encyclical on the environment.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
The atmosphere outside the health center in eastern Ethiopia crackles with energy, despite the relentless midday heat. Two dozen young men and women are standing in a circle, hunched over notebooks. In the center, a woman uses white chalk to draw lines in the sand while someone else positions...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
It's hard to imagine life without water when it's always there. You turn a knob, and you have a drink. You push a button, and you water your flowers. You dip a finger in a font at church and bless yourself. But spend a day in a home where the plumbing has failed, and you know how much we take...More
Every season has its own character. Fall brings the start of school, winter ushers in the holidays, spring brings flowers and new life, and summer means vacation or time away from the office for many of us.
In Niger, the four seasons mean something else. There's the dry season, the hot...More