Catholic Cemeteries of the Archdiocese of Chicago is offering free graves and services to help alleviate the backlog of bodies at the Cook County Morgue. Cardinal Francis George led a graveside memorial service for the indigent. On the cable-TV program, The Church, the Cardinal and You, Cardinal George talked with host Andrew Lyke about the role of the Archdiocese as a good citizen.
The women of the Ghale Community in the Diocese of Garissa in northeastern Kenya welcome a visit by the staff of Catholic Relief Services. It’s the first time CRS has been back since the construction and installation of a water pump that has greatly improved life and livelihoods here, and the women are showing their appreciation.