Ethical Shingles Vaccine - The only vaccines readily available in the United States for some contagious diseases (e.g., rubella, Chicken Pox and Hepatitis A) have been manufactured using fetal tissue from induced abortions. This creates a problem of conscience for some Catholic parents. As recommended by the Pontifical Academy for Life in 2005, a long-term solution lies in working... Read More
President of Catholic Relief Services Responds to the Border Crisis - Sean Callahan, the President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services (CRS), wrote the following in response to the family separation happening at the US/Mexico border. Included in his reflection are ways that you can help. “In Mexico last week, I sat with a mother who explained the suffering she and her sons faced as they... Read More
Creating on the Margins Multimedia Art Contest for Schools and Parishes - The annual Creating on the Margins Multimedia Art Contest is organized by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). It is an opportunity to engage Catholics in grades 7-12 in learning about the lives of  people experiencing poverty, the root causes of this poverty, and the ways in which we, the Church, work... Read More