Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
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Founded Jan 1943, as War Relief Services (IVRS) National Welfare Conference; name changed in 1955 to Catholic Relief Services - National Catholic Welfare Conference. Title Catholic Relief Services - United States Catholic Conference (CRS-USCC) adopted 23 Mar 1967, Washington DC (USA). Also known as CATHWEL. Founded by Catholic bishops of the United States to assist the poor and disadvantaged outside USA.
Promote services and assistance to meet relief, welfare and educational needs created by underdevelopment or arising out of civil strife or natural causes, their incidence and consequences as well as a social and economic development in developing areas, without regard to race, creed, colour or political affiliation.
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