Cardinal Dolan

April 1st was Holy Thursday; a day Christians celebrate in the lead up to Easter. In the West Farms neighborhood in the Bronx this Holy Thursday was celebrated with families, Catholic Charities, and Cardinal Dolan and others at a food distribution event that included a blessing by the Cardinal of the Second Farms Apartments.

Catholic Charities USA Reacts to Verdict in Killing of George Floyd

We share the statement of Catholic Charities USA and renew our commitment to reflecting upon and addressing issues of inequality, racism and disregard for the dignity of human life within our own organizations and in the communities we serve.

Volunteer Spotlight: Matthew Lizotte, ESQ, Defender of Refugees and Asylees

“In six plus years practicing law, working on this case has easily been the most rewarding experience. I cannot describe how great it feels to find an opportunity to use what I have learned at Fordham University School of Law and as a practitioner to help someone who has faced tremendous difficulties in his home country."

Catholic Charities Stands in Solidarity with our AAPI Neighbors

“Recently, there has been a rise in acts of violence and hatred toward Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, here in New York, and around the country. Catholic Charities joins all people of good will in denouncing these outrageous acts and attitudes. With compassion and prayer, we stand in solidarity with our APPI neighbors. We share the recent statement of the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops.”

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JustLove™ By Monsignor Kevin Sullivan

Global Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic and a Look at Immigration Law

On this week’s episode of Just Love, Monsignor Kevin Sullivan has a conversation with with the Executive Director of Jubilee USA Network, Eric LeCompte, on the recent roundtable regarding the global economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also talks to Mario Russell, Esq., Director of the Catholic Charities New York Immigrant and Refugees Division, about the approach that the Biden Administration is taking on immigration.

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