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Polar Vortex Strikes; Cold Children Get Coats

Posted on 01/7/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities coat distribution 
Catholic Charities coat distribution

 Brrr -- It's cold out! Fortunately, just as the Polar Vortex slams through New York, Catholic Charities is distributing 3,000 coats to children...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises

Tags: ABC Good Morning America, Burlington Coat Factory

Pope Francis’ Christmas Message Focuses on Children in Peril

Posted on 01/6/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pope Francis used a traditional Christmas address to emphasize the plight of children in areas of conflict, pointing out their “impotent silence” that “cries out under the spade of many Herods,”

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth

Tags: Elisabetha Poveledo, New Testament, Pope Francis

Mother Gives Autistic Son Special Party

Posted on 01/5/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Every available surface of what, an hour earlier, had been an empty housing project community room had been decorated in the colors and likeness of Jamel Hunter’s favorite...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Supporting the Physically & Emotionally Challenged

Tags: New York Times Neediest Cases

Wishing You a Happy New Year

Posted on 01/1/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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