Posts Tagged ‘CRS’

Bishop says confusion around CRS in Madagascar cleared up Comments 0

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

An American bishop last week said local Church leaders in Madagascar have given their assurances that the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) adheres to Catholic teaching. Bishop Gerald Kicanas of Tucson, Arizona, said he and Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York had spoken to Madagascar’s Archbishop Odon Razanakolona of Antananarivo and Archbishop Désiré Tsarahazana of Read more

Caritas Aotearoa NZ working in Bamyan – sees signs of hope Comments 0

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand workers Tara D’Sousa and Nick Borthwick have recently returned from a visit to Afghanistan. While there they were accompanied on some of their field visits by representatives of the New Zealand Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT).  “We are distressed that such tragedy should befall 8 of their members, and the ambushed Afghan Read more

Catholic Relief Service resumes Darfur relief program Comments 0

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Catholic Relief Services has been allowed to resume its work in Darfur among the 400,000 people relying on its emergency food and supplies. “As of Thursday we received the news that we would be allowed to resume operations,” Catholic Relief Services spokeswoman Sara Fajardo said. “We are working with the local government to ensure that Read more