Bishop Frank Caggiano of the Diocese of Bridgeport, Conn. — who is originally from Brooklyn— was named chairman of Catholic Relief Services, the arm of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that provides global humanitarian aid.
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the new chairman of the board of Catholic Relief Services following his appointment by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
There are many businesses in the world. Some are darker than others, but the darkest among them is human trafficking.
Opening the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis, the Vatican-based federation of national Catholic charities, Pope Francis celebrated Mass May 23 with some 450 delegates from around the world.
Lawrence A. Pezzullo, a career diplomat who became the first layman to head Catholic Relief Services (CRS), died at his home in Baltimore, Md., July 26. He was 91.
by Carolyn Woo
WHILE PREPARING for the Convocation of Catholic Leaders, I paused on a statement describing a design principle for the event. In calling for missionary discipleship, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in the participant guidebook cites Pope Francis’ caution that “‘mere administration’ can no longer be enough.”
A visiting Haitian priest tells of his parish’s recovery and what it’s like to work with From Here to Haiti.
This year’s New York Encounter drew a crowd of 10,000 for a three-day cultural gathering of presentations, exhibits and performances centered around the theme “Reality has never betrayed me.”
A six-month search for a new president and CEO for one of the largest humanitarian relief agencies in the world ended at its doorstep, with Catholic Relief Services announcing Sept. 16 that it is hiring a veteran employee – Sean Callahan, as its new president and CEO.
Jesus’ rising only changed people, His Apostles and each of us who professes His resurrection to life that could not be defeated by death, nor chained by fear, hatred and suffering. Jesus did not seek to settle scores with the Romans, Pilate, Herod, the Pharisees, the fickle mob. He just walked and spent time with His friends, accompanying them into life and love with the promise that He is always with them.