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World Refugee Day

"We must not be taken aback by their numbers, but rather view them as persons, seeing their faces and listening to their stories." -Pope Francis

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World Refugee Day June 20

11 things you may not know about refugees

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Summer 2017 Good News Newsletter

View the latest Good News newsletter, plus all issues for the past year, including Summer 2016.

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Laudato Si’ (Praise Be): On Care for Our Common Home

Resources for Pope Francis' encyclical on the environment and climate change

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Humanitarian, Develop. & Global Health Organizations Join Forces Against Cuts to Foreign Assistance

May 22, 2017

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Resources for Catholic Response to Refugees & Migrants

The Church's social teachings tell us that all people have the right to live in conditions worthy of human life. We have compiled several resources for you to use in your community to live out in holiness our baptismal call to love our neighbor, especially our vulnerable refugee & migrant sisters and brothers.

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Respond to the Hunger Crisis in Africa

Resources from Catholic Relief Services

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Cornerstone Catholic Conference: Together for Life & Justice

October 20-21, 2017 | Tacoma Convention Center

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Who Is My Neighbor? The Face of Poverty in Washington State

A pastoral letter from the Catholic bishops of Washington State, along with a study guide and a video, is available for online viewing and ordering. Suggested use: small group sharing during Lent.

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Syria and other global emergencies and CRS responses

Whether the disasters are rooted in civil strife or natural causes, millions of innocent people have found their lives in turmoil. Your Catholic Relief Services teams and local partners are on the ground providing vital assistance.

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Advocacy: Sign up for Catholics Confront Global Poverty (CCGP)

Learn how you can join other U.S. Catholics to defend the lives and dignity of people living in poverty throughout the world, and urge our nation to act in response to the many faces of poverty.

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