Charity

Thumbnail adopt a family 1 Adopt-a-Family celebrates 25 years of making Christmas wishes come true for needy families

For Claudia and Alfonso Miranda, struggling to make ends meet is an everyday reality. The couple share a tiny, cramped single-room apartment with...

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Thumbnail scooter edited cna shutterstock A scooter from Pope Francis – elderly couple receives gift of mobility

An elderly couple with disabilities on the outskirts of Rome now has an electric scooter, thanks to a gift from Pope Francis.Both the man and the...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 605344490 Being good-hearted is not enough

Charity is about being good-hearted, but justice is about something more. Individual sympathy is good and virtuous, but it doesn’t necessarily...

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Thumbnail together in mission 2017 ‘Be the light of Christ’

Together in Mission, the annual appeal for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, launched its campaign “Be the Light of Christ.” Together in Mission is...

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Thumbnail cardinal robert sarah 2 cna vatican catholic news 2 7 12 Catholic foundation leaders meet in Chicago

Leaders of Catholic community foundations and related special purpose foundations met for the first time at a national convocation in Chicago from...

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Thumbnail money credit andy via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 8 7 15 Could US tax reform drive down charitable giving?

Washington D.C., Jun 9, 2017 / 03:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As President Donald Trump and Congress get set to undertake tax reform, some are...

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Thumbnail a young boy refugee in erbil iraq catholic news agency credit maria lozano cna 81414 Crowdfunding campaign aims to raise $1 million for Iraqi Christians

A Catholic lay organization has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise awareness and money to help persecuted Christians and other minorities in...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets the faithful at st stanislaus parish in rome on may 4 2014 credit lauren cater cna 3 cna 5 5 14 1 Even an insult is killing your brother, Pope Francis says

In his daily homily, Pope Francis reflected on true brotherly love, explaining that if we really want to love one another we need to be realistic...

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Thumbnail refugee families at the jerzy popielusko clinic in dohuk iraq photo courtesy of zuzana dudova cna 4 28 15 Families take in refugees as Pope calls on Europe's churches to open their doors

With many European families already opening their homes to refugees, the current head of the Jesuit's refugee agency says Pope Francis' appeal for...

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Thumbnail pope francis with a group of disabled children led by unitalsi lazio in santa martha on may 29 2015 credit losservatore romano cna God's love is the 'beating heart' of the Church, Pope Francis says

Pope Francis marked the 10th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s encyclical “Deus Caritas Est” by telling participants in a conference commemorating the...

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Thumbnail collection giving credit lamppost collective shutterstock cna Good Friday Collection to benefit Holy Land Christians

Vatican City, Mar 21, 2017 / 05:57 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As Christians in the Middle East continue to suffer innumerable hardships this Lenten...

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Thumbnail kids holding hands during pope francis visit to asuncion paraguay on july 10 2015 credit alan holdren cna How the Pope's Paraguay trip inspired a children's charity

In the wake of Pope Francis' 2015 trip to Paraguay, a local charity was founded in order to help feed dozens of children whose parents struggle to...

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Thumbnail doctor and patient 1 credit alex proimos via flickr cc by nc 20 cna 5 29 15 In 38 states, churches can't help people pay their insurance premiums

Washington D.C., Aug 9, 2016 / 12:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As churches and charities are legally shut out of helping pay people’s high medical costs...

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Thumbnail crux 01 Industry Hills Charity Pro Rodeo

The Industry Hills Pro Rodeo has helped children in need in East San Gabriel Valley for more than 31 years. Sanctioned by the Professional Rodeo...

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Thumbnail supreme knight carl a anderson credit knights of columbus cna us catholic news 8 28 12 Knights of Columbus report record donations in 2013

Catholic fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus set new records in donations and volunteer hours in 2013, continuing its long-standing...

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Thumbnail supreme knight carl anderson catholic news agency credit knights of columbus cna 8714 Knights of Columbus set record for global charitable giving

The Knights of Columbus continued to set records for charitable giving and volunteer hours, making this the 14th consecutive year they've increased...

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Thumbnail papal almoner archbishop konrad krajewski credit ansa osservatore romano cna 9 8 14 Papal blessing proceeds will soon go to poor – not shopkeepers

Papal blessing certificates, often bought to mark weddings and first Communions, will soon only be available for purchase directly from the Vatican...

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Thumbnail l r new haven police lt sam brown supreme knight carl anderson police chief dean esserman and connecticut state deputy tom vita credit knights of columbus cna 12 18 14 Police and Knights of Columbus join forces to fight the cold

The Knights of Columbus is joining forces with the New Haven Police Department in the Coats for Kids initiative to make winter a little warmer for...

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