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Catholic Charities helps solve the problems of New Yorkers in need, non-Catholics and Catholic alike. The neglected child, the homeless family, the immigrant and refugee, the person with special needs, and the hungry senior are among those for whom we provide help and create hope – with compassion and respect.

She didn’t say a word because she can’t. But being 12-foot-tall, Little Amal didn’t have to make noise to attract attention on the sidewalks of midtown and inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral Sept. 18. Thousands of worshipers leaving Mass and tourists swarmed all over her. Her massive hands reached out...
Fredricka Whitfield interviews Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the New York Archdiocese, about the recent influx of migrants being bussed to New York City from Texas at the direction of Gov. Greg Abbott. Msgr. Kevin Sullivan discusses pivoting to meet the needs of these asylum seekers, highlighting...
Catholic Charities is seeking help from parishioners in the archdiocese to assist more than 1,000 asylum seekers with food, clothing, shelter, legal assistance and other needs. Parishioners have been asked to contribute essential items for the migrants such as shoes, socks, underwear, baby items and clothing for children. Church bulletin...
Every working day, Betty Gomez hears stories about human misery. It’s part of the life of a caseworker at Catholic Charities, but Betty takes it in stride, even during times of crises. One of those times is this summer, as a recent wave of desperate migrants show up at the...


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  • Afghani Acclimation – a Year On & Urban Living – Traffic Policy in Midtown September 10, 2022
    On today’s recording of JustLove, begin our program joined by Afghani-born Nahela Hadi, about the work she has done helping other Afghani women who have spent the past year acclimating to life in the United States. We discuss the complex issues faced by women and children here and abroad. Next on our program, Executive Director […]

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Aleth Felix Tchicaya: Building a home and a dream
I helped the homeless, and then I lost my home. But this is a plan of God. I have faith that everything will be okay, and Madeline believes in me.