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CNA Staff, Aug 26, 2020 / 12:26 am MT (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus is donating $250,000 to aid relief efforts following a massive explosion in Beirut earlier this month. The donation includes funds for Caritas Lebanon, the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Telelumiere/Noursat Christian Television in the Middle East,

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Last Tuesday, Julie Tegho and her husband Hicham Bou Nassif were enjoying an ordinary day at their local mall in Beirut, Lebanon. Without warning, they felt what seemed like an earthquake, followed by a mighty blast that

CNA Staff, Aug 8, 2020 / 03:01 pm MT (CNA).- Following an explosion that killed more than 150 people in Beirut, international Catholic groups have responded by providing health services and necessities to the victims. At least sixteen Catholic organizations, including Catholic Relief Services and Caritas International, have responded to

IMAGE: CNS photo/Adrees Latif, Reuters By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — As a group from Central America heads to the border between the U.S. and Mexico, the Trump administration is said to be getting ready to send troops to meet them and Catholic groups are asking that the migrants be

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

Heavy wind caused by Hurricane Irma is seen in Miami Sept. 10. (CNS
Hurricane Florence has had an impact on the Carolinas and assistance is needed. Catholic Charities USA  provides essentials to the affected communities and  CCUSA is working closely with local agencies to support individuals and families impacted by Hurricane Florence.  To help n their efforts, click here 

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be taking up The Catholic Relief Services Collection on April 14 and 15. Your support of this collection serves Jesus in disguise in some of the most marginalized communities in our world. This national collection funds six Catholic agencies

People walk in a flooded street Sept. 21 in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. (CNS photo/Thais Llorca, EPA)
Though it’s been several weeks since devastating hurricanes swept through the United States, and the Caribbean, our brothers and sisters in Puerto Rico face a harrowing road to recovery. Here’s a minute video from Catholic News Service.

Heavy wind caused by Hurricane Irma is seen in Miami Sept. 10. (CNS
Neighbor helping neighbor. Father Enrique Camacho, executive director of Caritas Puerto Rico, took to the air via a National Guard of Puerto Rico helicopter and delivered food, water, solar lamps, batteries and other supplies to the main office of Catholic Charities of the U.S. Virgin Islands (CCVI) on St. Thomas.

Interstate 45 is seen submerged from the effects of Hurricane Harvey Aug. 28 in Houston. (CNS photo/Richard Carson, Reuters)
The Bishops of Texas have issued a list of Catholic charities helping in rescue and recovery following the devastating impact of Saturday’s hurricane and the ongoing flooding in the state. They emphasize that cash contributions are their greatest need. National organizations, including Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), are collecting funds, but