When Catholic Relief Services put together a proposal to change how society cares for children in orphanages, as part of the MacArthur Foundation’s competition for a $100 million grant, it had to figure out how the Catholic Church could go from being part of the problem to part of the solution.Read More
What role can faith play in innovation?
Just a week after U.S. President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis and promised to read his encyclical about climate change, the U.S. has withdrawn from the Paris climate deal, triggering a wave of criticism, even from some religious leaders. Cardinal Blase Cupich from the Roman Catholic Church’s Archdiocese of Chicago, took to Twitter to voice …Read More
I am inspired to see The Lancet, one of the world’s most esteemed research journals, focus its attention on the role of faith-based organisations in delivering health care to vulnerable individuals and communities that mainstream health-care professionals find it difficult to penetrate. We, at the American Jewish World Service are deeply involved in this work, …Read More