Catholic Relief Services

Partner Type:
Nongovernmental Organization
United States

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS carries out the commitment of the bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. CRS is motivated by the gospel of Jesus Christ to cherish, preserve and uphold the sacredness and dignity of all human life, foster charity and justice and embody Catholic social and moral teaching. CRS aims to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty and nurturing peaceful and just societies.