Homelessness - Latest News
Oct 17, 2018 - 12:34 pm .- A Catholic school in London has turned its horticulture lessons into meals for the homeless.
Sep 18, 2018 - 12:06 am .- Every Wednesday night, 87-year-old Elena Donaire goes out onto the streets of Santiago, Chile, to meet the homeless and attend to their needs.
Aug 3, 2018 - 12:17 am .- With the highest per-capita homicide rate in the nation, Baltimore has been called the most dangerous city in America - which is why it needs Jesus, says Father James Boric.
Jun 11, 2018 - 12:36 pm .- As the parents of a homeless son struggling with a drug addiction, Frank and his wife Deloris have done everything they could think of to get their grown son into rehab. But it didn’t work.
Apr 26, 2018 - 12:35 am .- A men’s homeless shelter in Zeballos, Argentina has been named after a local bishop known for his attention to the poor.
Mar 21, 2018 - 03:12 am .- Although he died in 1853, the legacy of Friar Andrés Garcia Acosta is as alive as ever in Santiago, Chile, through a soup kitchen bearing his name that feeds 150 people per day.
Jan 10, 2018 - 03:28 am .- Raised by an alcoholic mother and without her birth father, Cordiella James found out she was pregnant while she was in jail in Orange County.
Dec 20, 2017 - 02:05 pm .- Austin, Texas, like any hipster city worth its organic, non-GMO salt, is known for its food trucks.
Nov 22, 2017 - 02:21 pm .- A Eucharistic procession is not the first thing people expect to see on the streets of Hollywood, California.  
Oct 20, 2017 - 12:04 am .- With growing numbers of people suffering homelessness in the expensive megalopolis of Los Angeles, Catholics and people of other religions are working together to provide a serious response.
Sep 26, 2017 - 12:24 am .- After a long struggle with alcoholism and homelessness, Melanie Medina has turned her life around. She said that a recent pilgrimage to Rome has proven that change is possible, and that “good things can happen.”
Sep 22, 2017 - 06:00 pm .- When volunteers from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development counted the number of homeless people in Colorado one night last year, they found more than 10,000.
Aug 31, 2017 - 12:01 am .- Cindy Brown spent 12 years in the U.S. Army. Approaching late middle age, she found herself in a crisis.
Aug 25, 2017 - 03:25 am .- Claude Paradis was impoverished and homeless, living on the streets of Montreal, Canada. He struggled with addiction to both alcohol and drugs, with a future so bleak, he considered ending his own life.
Jun 7, 2017 - 11:33 am .- The Archbishop of Los Angeles has urged a prayerful and prudent response to a housing crisis in his city, relating the problem to the link between human and environmental ecology.
Jan 15, 2017 - 04:02 pm .- As colder weather settled over Rome last week, two area charities have found ways to reach out to those without food or shelter during the cold winter nights: one by turning a church into a temporary shelter, another by partnering with a newly-opened McDonald’s near the Vatican.
Dec 30, 2016 - 08:07 pm .- It’s a common sight at a city intersection. A man or a woman holds a cardboard sign: “Homeless, Hungry. Please Give. Anything Helps.”
Nov 14, 2016 - 12:06 pm .- Always close to his heart, around 3,600 homeless men and women were given the chance to be also physically near the Pope this weekend – and near the heart of the Church – as they participated in the Jubilee of Mercy.
Nov 11, 2016 - 04:06 pm .- Those who are homeless, both those who live on the streets and those who move from place to place, need active charity from Christians, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster has said.
Nov 11, 2016 - 10:29 am .- After hearing testimonies from two homeless men Friday, Pope Francis spoke off-the-cuff about the dignity and solidarity that can be found in poverty, but which is often lacking in situations of wealth.