The Diocese of Greensburg, led by Catholic Charities, responded immediately to help individuals and families after a flash flood hit the Connellsville and Bullskin Township areas of Fayette County last summer. Nine months later, the agency has concluded its efforts after providing $18
In Wake of Charlottesville Violence, Archbishop Charles Chaput Releases Statement On August 13, 2017, Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. CAP. released the following statement in wake of the Charlottesville, Va. act of violence in which one woman was killed and 19 were i
From the Catholic News Service — Health care wasn’t the only issue before Congress this summer even though it grabbed most of the headlines. Lawmakers also held budget talks that included proposed cuts to education spending. In mid-July, members of the House Appropriations Committee v
From the Pennsylvania Insurance Department – As part of Governor Wolf’s effort to battle the opioid crisis, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department released a brochure to help people battling opioid addiction understand what substance use disorder treatment (SUD) is covered by the
“My mom wanted something better for us so she sent us to the Joshua Group,” says Lance Deane “Through God’s work … my brother and I were the first in our family to graduate from college. I didn’t come from much; all I wanted was an opportunity.” It was school choice that gave Deane th
From USCCB president, Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo – After meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office on May 4, I sat in the Rose Garden and listened as the president promised the Little Sisters of the Poor that their “long ordeal” with the government’s contraceptive mandate
From the USCCB – Religious freedom has recently become one of the major focal points in the conversation on how Americans can promote the common good. Our Catholic tradition has much to offer this conversation. In this time of increasing polarization in our culture, we can contr
According to a report from the Catholic News Service, the latest Vatican statistics show a slight increase in Catholics as a percentage of the world’s population, and a slow but steady rise in the number of priests and seminarians worldwide.