Catholic Relief Services helps refugees in Mali conflict

Bamako, Mali, Jan 25, 2013 / 12:09 am (CNA).- Catholic Relief Services is working to assist tens of thousands of refugees in Mali as the clash between government and rebel forces continues.“Peace is their main need,” Sean Gallagher, Catholic Relief Services' Country Representative in Mali, said of the refugees.Refugees with host families in rural areas still have access to food from “a relatively good harvest.”Those in urban areas, however, will need money to … [Read more...]

Strong college presence expected at March for Life

Washington D.C., Jan 24, 2013 / 05:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic colleges and universities will be well-represented at this year’s March for Life, according to announcements by pro-life campus groups across the country. “When you see thousands of pro-life youth flooding stadiums, churches, and streets of Washington, D.C., it gives you hope,” said Grace Daigler, vice president of Franciscan University of  Steubenville’s Students for Life organization. Located … [Read more...]