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Our Catholic Church is saving and improving lives across the globe.

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    To Support Refugees


    For Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

  • $990 MILLION

    Funding for Hunger Crisis in Africa


Stand up for our brothers and sisters living in the world’s poorest countries. Unite with Catholics in the U.S. to help shape social justice policy that can change lives.

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Why we advocate with people living in poverty every day.

Syrian migrants live in refugee camps, being forced to leave most of their possessions behind. A mother holds her baby. Human trafficking is a heinous crime that touches every country and people of all ages. A mother and her two sons sit on the bank of a shrinking river in Bangladesh.

Poverty and Syrian Refugees

You’ve read the headlines. Now come face to face with a few of the 2 million refugees of civil war in Syria and surrounding countries to understand why migrants and refugees are leaving their homes – and the hardships and terror they endure to find new ones.

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Syrian migrants wait in lines to receive essential items and goods. A young Indian girl reads a book. Pope Francis said For this farmer, drought has reduced his yield and the ability to feed his family and earn.

Poverty and Human Trafficking

Human trafficking makes modern-day slaves out of almost 21 million men, women and children. Each story is personal and heartbreaking, and our mission to prevent these crimes, rescue the victims and restore their lives can be an uphill battle.

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Syrian migrants, like this young man, are forced to flee home and move to croweded refugee camps. 21 million people, women, men and children are living in modern day slavery, as they have been trafficked. Farmers seek alternative means of income because of climate change. This woman leads her new livestock.

Poverty and Climate Change

The effects of climate change are already being felt in developing countries, as the Earth’s most vulnerable grapple with new realities that are devastating lives and futures. Here’s a glimpse into what is happening today – and how we are racing to help.

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Stand up for our brothers and sisters living in the world’s poorest countries. Unite with Catholics in the U.S. to help shape policy that can change lives.