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Hispanic Seamstresses Supply New York with Masks and Hope

Posted on 04/15/2020 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

The sewing group, made up of a dozen Hispanic women, meet in the basement of the church of San Pedro in Yonkers to make the masks that Catholic Charities later donates to those most in need. / Telemundo 

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Tags: Telemundo, Yonkers NY, Sewing Masks, COVID-19, Streamsess, Pope Francis

Pope visit inspires over 15,500 letters to Congress

Posted on 10/16/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Margaret Tran and Jon Gromek
Regional Organizers
Bread for the World


Bread for the World’s Margaret Tran, center, with basket filled with letters blessed by Pope Francis, flanked by Catholic Charities’ Tom Dobbins...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Pope Francis, SNAP, WIC, Congress

Catholic Charities Named a Top Ten Charity for the Holidays

Posted on 10/13/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Nearly everyone, it seems, including celebrities were wowed by Pope Francis and his recent visit to us here in NYC.

Oprah, Whoopi, Steve Colbert and more welcomed him on Catholic Charities Charity Has No Boundaries...

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Famed Tibetan Singer Reflects on Her Meeting with Pope Francis

Posted on 10/9/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Scents of turmeric, ginger and garlic fill Yungchen Lhamo’s railroad flat as she serves a Tibetan meal of onion grass and mushroom stew to a visitor on a recent August afternoon.  When the meal is finished, Yungchen pushes aside floral...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

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Never Before Seen Photos of Pope Francis – Check Them Out!

Posted on 10/6/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Pope Francis visits East Harlem. Share the memories with us.

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Pope Francis Said “Fight for Our Dreams.” Now What?

Posted on 10/2/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

 

CREDIT: Jeffrey Bruno

"This is the scariest moment for the Church in the United States. 

Do we treat him like a rock star? Because if we do the concert is now over...

 

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Before Pope Francis’ Visit, Mayor de Blasio & Cardinal Dolan Reveal Plans to House Homeless

Posted on 09/23/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today, the day before Pope Francis’ visit to New York City, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan stood behind Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Mayor Bill de Blasio as they announced that the Catholic Church will...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Mayor de Blasio, Cardinal Dolan, Pope Francis, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Eric Adams, Stephen Levin, Gilbert Taylor

Cardinal Dolan Reveals Inside Scoop for Pope Francis' NYC Visit

Posted on 07/17/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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What does Pope Francis want to visit during his Sept. 24-25 whirlwind touchdown in New York? Who does he want to meet? How can we get a glimpse of him?...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Cardinal Dolan, Pope Francis, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan

Clues on What to Expect During Pope Francis’ Visit to NYC

Posted on 07/14/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pope From Rome

 AFP photo / Vincenzo Pintovincenzo Pinto/AFP/Getty Images

During one of the Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff, on-the-plane...

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Inside Scoop on Pope Francis’ NYC Visit

Posted on 07/2/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

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Details are surfacing about the upcoming historic visit by Pope...

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Pope Francis Gives a Shout Out to Catholic Charities

Posted on 05/14/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Pope Francis, in this recent video, praises Catholic Charities for changing the lives of people most in need. 

 

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Celebrate Good Friday with Our Final Lenten Tip of the Day

Posted on 04/3/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

"To live charitably means not looking out for our own interests," says Pope Francis, "but carrying the burdens of the weakest and poorest among us."...

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Tags: Good Friday, Lent, Pope Francis

Lenten Countdown

Posted on 03/27/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

"We must express our faith in action." - Pope Francis Especially now during Lent, join us at Catholic Charities and express your faith in action.

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Pope Francis May Visit NYC Soup Kitchens

Posted on 01/22/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Breaking news.  Pope Francis, during his trip to New York City confirmed this week and scheduled for September 2015, may spend time in soup kitchens, food pantries and centers that help...

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Filed under: Protecting & Nurturing Children & Youth, Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless, Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Pope Francis