New Resources Available from USCCB

In late spring, the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development released their new website, We are Salt and Light. The new website is based on the U.S. Bishops’ statement, Communities of Salt and Light

Additionally, USCCB’s new website includes success stories featuring ACCU members:

  • The Catholic University of America
  • Lewis University
  • Marquette University
  • St. Thomas University
  • University of Notre Dame

To learn more about the USCCB’s new website, We are Salt and Light, and to view other resources, click here.

New Partnership Supports Migrant Children’s Ability to Read

Catholic Charities USA launched a joint site with First Books as part of its overall response to the humanitarian crisis at the border. Every $2.50 provides a brand-new book for one of these displaced children, helping them feel protected and cared for while they’re far from home.  This site creates an easy opportunity for individuals to make a donation to purchase books which will be sent to the agencies most impacted by caring for the families and unaccompanied minors coming across the border. Visit and share to learn more and spread the word!

New Online Library of Interfaith Resources

interfaith resourcesInterfaith Youth Core is excited to announce the launch of our new online library of interfaith resources. Visit  to access over 50 different resources, including downloadable documents, videos, podcasts, and more. The library also includes a customizable search option for individuals to filter by topic and audience type, including students, faculty, and staff.

Website: Crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR)

Learn more about the crisis by visiting the new CAR webpage and watching this brief video message from Bishop Nestor-Désiré Nongo-Aziagbia of the Diocese of Bossangoa, CAR and Vice President of the CAR Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  The recording from the most recent Catholics Confront Global Poverty webcast on the crisis in CAR is available to watch here.