Eco Catholic: In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, one tally places death toll at 1,000, while a cholera outbreak is feared in the worst-hit areas.
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Catholic Relief Services hiring a veteran employee -- the agency's No. 2 -- Sean Callahan, as its new president and CEO.
Eco Catholic: Residents are slowly rebuilding after an April earthquake killed more than 670 people and left as many as 80,000 homeless.
Catholic agencies are beginning to build temporary shelters for thousands of families in Ecuador made homeless by the South American country's worst natural disaster in nearly seven decades.
Eco Catholic: "The initial response to the quake was wonderful. ... But then everything slowed down."
Eco Catholic: At least 350 people died in the wake of Sunday's massive magnitude 7.8 earthquake in the South American nation.
Making A Difference: As Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace, much of the world is at war -- particularly in the Holy Land.
Eco Catholic: One of Pope Francis' cardinal advisors defended Francis’ Laudato Si’ encyclical on the environment as a new Rerum Novarum.
Catholic relief workers were on their way to a typhoon-stricken portion of the northern Philippines, including an area from which there had been no communication, after the storm made landfall over the weekend.
Catholic Relief Services country director Joe Curry said teams from his agency and Caritas Philippines were making their way to at least three provinces in central and eastern Luzon, where much of the damaging floods have been reported.
Philippine Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of Manila was elected president of Caritas Internationalis, the confederation of 165 national Catholic charities, during the organization's general assembly in Rome.