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Mayor de Blasio and Cardinal Dolan Highlight Plan to Add Beds for Homeless - New York Times

09/23/2015  |  News Articles  |Share: 

By Nikita Steward Sept. 23, 2015

A day before Pope Francis was to arrive in New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan said on Wednesday that a partnership between the Roman Catholic Church and the city would provide 150 beds this winter to homeless people who have been living on the street.

Mr. de Blasio said...

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Pope Francis' Pilgrimage Through America With the 'Least of These' - Huffington Post

09/21/2015  |  News Articles  |Share: 

Posted: 09/21/2015 8:51 am EDT 
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush Executive Editor Of Global Spirituality and Religion, The Huffington Post

Pope Francis has a big week in front of him when he touches down in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

He will be greeted at the airport by President Obama, will make a highly anticipated speech to...

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Catholic Charities shows compassion for immigrants - FOX 5

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UPDATED: SEP 21 2015 10:58PM EDT

By Sharon Crowley

NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - Pope Francis will reach out to immigrants during his visit to New York City. The pope is often urging Catholics to embrace immigrants and treat them with dignity. Catholic Charities runs a "DREAMers" program aimed at helping young...

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Pope Francis to meet New York family that faced deportation to Mexico - The Guardian

09/24/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Pope Francis will meet with the mighty and the meek during his five-day visit to the US.

After meeting the president, speaking to Congress and addressing the United Nations, the Pope will visit Our Lady Queen of Angels, a Catholic school in East Harlem.

There the “people’s pope” will meet with day-laborers, unaccompanied minors...

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De Blasio and Cardinal Dolan Tackle Homelessness on Eve of Pope's Visit - DNA Info

09/23/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jeff Mays | September 23, 2015 6:18pm

MELROSE — The Archdiocese of New York will contribute to a $12 million effort to provide 500 beds for the homeless at faith-based organizations, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced on the eve of Pope Francis' visit to the city.

Speaking Wednesday at the St. Anthony...

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Goya Foods Donates 150,000 Pounds Of Food In Honor Of His Holiness Pope Francis' Visit To The United States - PR Newswire

09/21/2015  |  Press Releases  |  Share

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis to the United States and donates 150,000 pounds of food in honor of the Pope's visit.

"We are all so blessed to have His Holiness Pope Francis visit the United States and for the...

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VIDEO: Lourdes student to meet Pope: 'he genuinely cares' - Poughkeepsie Journal

09/17/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Amanda J Purcell, Poughkeepsie Journal 10:13 a.m. EDT September 17, 2015

When Julie Costigan heard the news, her mouth dropped.

When the Our Lady of Lourdes High School senior told her parents, her mother cried.

Costigan, a 17-year-old Cold Spring resident, is among 12 New York Catholic school seniors who have been...

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Meeting the Pope After a Fight for Better Pay - New York Times

09/17/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

September 17, 2015

About New York By Jim Dwyer

The modern carwash is a minor marvel. A car sits on a track and is pulled past purifying machinery: A grid of pipes shoots high-pressure streams of water, then soap; flapping, jiggling cloths lower from tracks to slather every inch of the car body; spinning brushes rise along the...

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Meeting in Harlem Gym to Highlight People Catholic Charities Helps - Catholic New York

09/16/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Ron LaJoie

When Pope Francis visits the United States next week, he will undoubtedly meet some very important people. He will address Congress. He will speak before the General Assembly of the United Nations.

It is a reasonable assumption that no one will be more important to him than the 150 or so people he will meet in an...

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Pope Will Meet the Bronx’s Most Unique Soccer Club - Catholic New York

09/16/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Ron LaJoie

The world’s most famous futbol fan will meet a group of young futbol players when he visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem next Friday.

There may not be a Messi, a Ronaldo or a Neymar among them—not yet—but they already form perhaps the city’s most distinctive soccer side.

They are part of a...

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09/14/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Sunday, September 13, 2015 02:09PM
NEW YORK -- Concerned about the Hispanic community? If you are, be sure to tune into "Tiempo."

"Tiempo" is a weekly round-table discussion show about topics affecting and relating to Hispanic citizens.

Please join us for "Tiempo" on Sunday mornings, only on ABC7!

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Soccer brings these immigrants to unexpected places - Global Citizen

09/13/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Nicki Fleischner on Sept. 13, 2015

Last Saturday I caught a ride on the 4 train to an ordinary park in the Bronx, where some extraordinary things are happening.

It’s where Elvis Garcia, a Migration Counselor for Catholic Charities, started a soccer league for unaccompanied minors, teens who migrated from Central America...

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Faces of Faith Rostros de Fe - Manhattan Times

09/09/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Posted by: Erik Cuello  in Español, Local, News, Politics/Government, Public Safety September 9, 2015

“The Church is of the poor, and for the poor”

Papal visit with immigrants and refugees

Like many residents, Mamdadou Drame is looking forward to Pope Francis’ visit later this month.
He is excited that the pontiff...

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150 immigrants and refugees in New York will meet pope - CNS

09/08/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Beth Griffin

Catholic News Service  |  Sep. 8, 2015

New York  - The fabric of New York is stronger because those on the margins have been given safe shelter, a decent meal and a route out of crisis by the Catholic Church, according to the director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan.


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Pope To Give Special Blessing To Some Immigrant New Yorkers In East Harlem - CBS New York

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Some people will get to do more than just see Pope Francis when he visits New York City later this month. They’ve been selected to receive a special blessing from the pontiff.
Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, head of Catholic Charities, announced Thursday that 150 immigrant New Yorkers have been chosen for the...

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Pope NYC Visit 2015: Immigrants To Be Blessed By Pontiff As A Sign Of Compassion For Struggling Migrants, Charity Says - International Business Times

09/03/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Aaron Morrison September 03 2015 5:56 PM EDT

A Dominican and a Pakistani will be among the immigrant New Yorkers who meet and receive a special blessing from Pope Francis during his visit to the Big Apple later this month, Catholic Charities USA announced Thursday. Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, the head of Catholic Charities, said 150...

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Two dozen New Yorkers chosen to meet Pope Francis in September - PIX11

09/03/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share


EAST HARLEM -- From teen soccer players to political refugees from Central America, to students in a tutoring program, a group of a couple dozen people is feeling fortunate now, even though they come from challenging backgrounds.

That's because they've been chosen to meet Pope...

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Pope Francis To Meet The Refugees Politicians Would Rather Forget - Huffington Post Religion

09/03/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Edited: 09/03/2015 06:46 PM EDT

Roque Planas
National Reporter, The Huffington Post

Kingson Noe Suazo David, 4, right, of Garifuna, a group of indigenous Hondurans, listens as Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, left, introduces people at Saint Cecilia's Parish, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, who will be blessed by Pope Francis, during his...

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