Catholic Relief Services

Catholic Relief Services Announced as Partner in Contraception-Promoting Campaign in Rwanda

Lepanto Institute, April 30, 3019 The Rwandan government launched new health initiative called the Baho Neza Integrated Health Campaign last week, identifying Catholic Relief Services as an implementing partner. The stated focus of the campaign is to "address various health related issues,... read more

Vatican’s Relief Agency Sits on Governing Body of Contraception-Promoting Organization

BY MICHAEL HICHBORN, Lepanto Institute, 2018-03-20 Caritas Internationalis, which is the Vatican-run confederation of Catholic international aid and development agencies, is on the board of directors of The Sphere Project, whose central purpose is to promote a standard handbook for aid and... read more

Nigerian Christian community mourns Boko Haram kidnapping

By Courtney Grogan, Catholic News Service, February 28, 2018 With 110 girls still missing after terrorist group Boko Haram attacked a technical college in Nigeria last week, a priest in the region says “deep sorrow has descended on the once sleepy…town.” Based in northeastern... read more

Catholic Relief Services

By Michael Hichborn, Lepanto Institute In a week that could only be described as interesting, Catholic Relief Services issued a series of rebuttals to our latest Lepanto Institute Report. ...before it had even been issued. Remarkably, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and Archbishop Coakley... read more

HLI’s Position on reports of CRS and Contraceptives in the DRC

By Fr. Shenan J. Boquet, Posted on October 22, 2016 Openness to life is at the center of true development. When a society moves towards the denial or suppression of life, it ends up no longer finding the necessary motivation and energy to strive for man’s true good. If personal and social... read more

Investigation of Catholic Relief Services

Executive Summary The Case Presenting evidence gleaned from dozens of government documents, this report will demonstrate that in a federally-funded program conducted between 2006 and 2010, Catholic Relief Services received and facilitated the delivery of 2.25 million units of contraception... read more

CRS announces new president amid continuing concerns about Catholic identity

By Lisa Bourne WASHINGTON, D.C., September 19, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) announced the replacement of its president and CEO after just five years in what appears to be a sudden development for the U.S. Bishops’ international relief agency. Carolyn Woo will be... read more

Catholic Relief Services Employees Stand With Planned Parenthood

By Michael Hichborn, Lepanto Institute Following on the heels of the Lepanto Institute’s latest analysis of employees at Catholic Relief Services comes the discovery that at least four of CRS’s employees “stand” with Planned Parenthood. Jessica Garrels has been a Program Quality &... read more