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WASHINGTON (CNS) — Two U.S. Catholic leaders have called on Catholics to pray for victims of Hurricanes Michael and Florence, along with responders to these storms, and to donate to recovery efforts in the impacted areas. “Let us respond with prayer and personal generosity,” said Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio celebrated its centennial anniversary in October by recognizing 100 Champions of Mercy at a banquet held at Cintas Center on the Xavier University campus. More than 500 people of all faiths and ages attended the awards dinner. The celebration honored people from all walks of life.

People walk along the historic State Road A1A in Daytona Beach, Fla., Oct. 8 after a portion of it was washed away when Hurricane Matthew hit the coast. (CNS photo/Willie J. Allen Jr., EPA)
By Dennis Sadowski WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholic Charities agencies joined emergency response efforts in coastal communities in four Southeastern states as residents and parish staffers began returning to assess the damage Hurricane Matthew left behind. Some evacuation orders remained in effect in South Carolina, where the storm came ashore Oct.

Catholic News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Dominican Sister Donna Markham has been chosen to succeed Father Larry Snyder as the new president of Catholic Charities USA. The announcement was made Jan. 12 at Catholic Charities headquarters in Alexandria, a suburb of Washington.