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"It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that four members of our staff were killed..."

Catholic Relief Services Mourns the Loss of Four Staff Killed in Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Catholic Relief Services mourn staff lost in airlines crash.

DAKAR, SENEGAL, March 11, 2019 – Catholic Relief Services (CRS) issued the following statement in response to the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board while en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Nairobi, Kenya on Sunday, March 10:  “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that four members of our staff were killed when Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed just after take-off Sunday morning. Their names are: Sara Chalachew, Getnet Alemayehu, Sintayehu Aymeku, and Mulusew Alemu. All four individuals were Ethiopian nationals traveling to NairobiRead More


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World Relief Responds to Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Humanitarian Assistance Programs

World Relief Responds to Administration’s Proposed Budget Cuts to Humanitarian Assistance Programs

Baltimore, Md., March 12, 2019 – Yesterday, President Trump announced his proposed 2020 budget, including significant cuts to federal spending for a variety of critical humanitarian assistance programs. World Relief expresses concern over the impact that the proposed 24 percent cut to international affairs will have on programs serving the most vulnerable across the globe. World Relief President Scott Arbeiter commented, “The U.S. has stood as an example of generosity for countries around the world for decades. If we shut our doors to assisting the vulnerable, others will follow suit.Read More


Wheaton College going for NCAA III basketball crown... Division II champs in 1957

Wheaton College men’s basketball in NCAA III Final Four

Wheaton College

For the first time in program history, the Wheaton College Thunder men’s basketball team has advanced to the NCAA Division III Men’s Basketball Final Four! Wheaton defeated CCIW foe Augustana in the Sweet 16 before rallying for a thrilling 91-87 victory in the National Quarterfinals with 62 points from senior Aston Francis. The Thunder will travel to Fort Wayne, Indiana this weekend to take on the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Friday – 6 PM (EST) – Swarthmore vs. Christopher Newport (NCAA.com)Friday – 8 PMRead More