Immigrants And Refugees
We bring you this story from the Archdiocese’s new digital newsroom, Terra Firma: creating medical-legal partnerships for unaccompanied immigrant children. In the South Bronx, there is a center of hope for immigrant children arriving in the United States alone, without adult accompaniment. It is called Terra Firma (Latin for...
From Yonkers to Staten Island, Catholic Charities celebrates the Three Kings’ Feast of the Epiphany The Three Kings were welcomed by Catholic Charities last weekend from Yonkers, Manhattan, to Staten Island. The kick-off celebration took place Friday, Jan. 6, as 150 children engaged in arts and crafts and experienced the cultural and religious dimensions...
George Horton and Tom Dobbins, Catholic Charities social justice advocates, cautioned that Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy is not “sanitized” as America prepares to celebrate his 94th birthday on the holiday which this year falls on Jan. 16. Dr. King was born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta....