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  • USCCB President and CRS Chairman Issue an Aid Appeal for People Suffering from Drought and Famine in Somalia and Parts of East Africa

    August 11th, 2011

    Photo from Photos.com   BALTIMORE, Md., August 10, 2011—Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), and Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas, chairman of the Board of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), have asked their brother bishops to encourage pastors and parishioners to support emergency relief efforts in… read more »

  • EWTN To Air World’s Largest Youth Event,‘World Youth Day,’ With Pope Benedict

    August 11th, 2011

    EWTN To Air World’s Largest Youth Event,‘World Youth Day,’ With Pope Benedict,Live From Madrid, Spain August 16 to 21 Photo from Photos.com   Coverage Includes Special Live 90-Minute ‘Life on the Rock in Madrid’   Irondale, AL – EWTN Global Catholic Network will air comprehensive coverage of World … read more »

  • Helping children deal with disaster

    March 18th, 2011

    Photo from Photos.com   Barbara Curtis, frequent blogger at Faith and Family Live, tells us in her March 13, 2011 blog “Explaining Earthquakes: helping kids make sense of tragedy” why shielding our children from the images of sorrow and loss from Japan’s recent disaster may not be the best approach to helping our children deal with devastation. &… read more »

  • CRS’ Operation Rice Bowl Starts Ash Wednesday, March 9

    February 15th, 2011

    Your Lenten sacrifice can make a huge difference!   Operation Rice Bowl, Catholic Relief Services annual Lenten program starts Ash Wednesday, March 9, 2011.  Each Lent, millions of Catholics from schools and parishes from more than 12,000 communities across the United States participate in this national program to raise awareness of global hunger and poverty. &… read more »

  • Travel Opportunity

    February 10th, 2011

    Hollywood Actor Offers Open InvitationTo Travel With Him To Spain Photo from Photos.comEduardo Verastegui, Hollywood actor and producer, Latino Superstar and Humanitarian Activist, is offering an open invitation for anyone wishing to travel with him and his non-profit organization, Manto De Guadalpe,as they attend World Youth Day with Pope Benedict XVI in … read more »