A Statement from Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York

09/24/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

“The annual meeting of world diplomats at the United Nations in New York this week is an 
important reminder of the call to solidarity that is at the heart of the work of Catholic Charities.

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Catholic Charities USA Reacts to Verdict in Killing of George Floyd

04/21/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Youth From Catholic Charities NY's Alianza Division hold up signs of hope and love 

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Catholic Charities Statement on Biden Administration’s Withdrawal of Trump Public Charge Rule

03/15/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Catholic Charities issued the following statement today in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement that it would withdraw the government’s case to defend the Trump Administration Public Charge Rule: “We are pleased with the administration’s decision to withdraw Trump Public Charge Rule and reinstate guidance that has been in place...

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Statement On The Attacks Against Democracy

01/10/2021  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, released the following statement in response to the attacks at the US Capitol. 

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Working remotely, Catholic Charities continues to serve immigrants. Calls on New Yorkers to include all immigrants in COVID-19 assistance

03/30/2020  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Catholic Charities remains committed to serving all immigrants in this critical period, and is doing so.  Our helplines and dedicated staff are operating remotely to provide help to the fullest extent possible.  We call on our New York public and private partners to continue our New York tradition of including all immigrants in any Corona...

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Statement On The Supreme Court’s Decision On The Public Charge

02/06/2020  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities of New York, released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on the public charge rule on Monday.

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Statement of Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York on Last Night’s Attack at the Home of a Jewish Family in Monsey, NY

12/30/2019  |  Public Statements  |  Share

The news of last night’s attack at the home of a Jewish family in Monsey, New York, is the latest in a series of sickening acts of violence against our Jewish brothers and sisters.  Such acts must be condemned completely and without reservation as totally contrary to everything that people of faith stand for.  

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Catholic Charities Statement on Reuniting Separated Children with their Parents

07/09/2018  |  Public Statements  |  Share

The court-established deadline for reuniting children separated from their parents by recent federal policy decisions has arrived.

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06/15/2018  |  Public Statements  |  Share

“The federal administration’s recent decision to separate children from their parents at the border is cruel and misguided. It violates our core Catholic belief in the importance of the unity of the family as fundamental to the preservation of human dignity and the common good of society.

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Today, New York and the World Lost a True Hero – Rusty Staub

03/29/2018  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Statement from Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of New York, on the passing of Rusty Staub:

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A Message From Monsignor Sullivan - DACA Call In Day: February 26

02/23/2018  |  Public Statements  |  Share

About 800,000 young Americans brought to United States by their parents as children now face a crisis.

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Statement on Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

01/09/2018  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Due to the changes in TPS announced recently by the Trump administration,  Catholic Charities, the Office of the New Americans, El Diario, WADO 1280 and Noticias Univision 41 will hold a phone bank this Thursday and Friday between 5pm and 7pm to answer any questions that you may have about the end of this protected immigration status and the...

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Help those impacted by recent Natural Disasters

09/22/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Catholic Charites extends its prayers and thoughts to the people of Puerto Rico and Mexico in these very difficult days.

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09/06/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Today’s announcement that DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – will be rescinded is an ominous development for the 800,000 immigrants who came to our great nation as children and who now face the possibility of losing, through no fault of their own, their right to live, work, and remain with their families here in the United States...

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Statement on the Elimination of Deferred Action (DACA)

09/05/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

We deeply regret the President’s decision to rescind the DACA program and initiate steps to end the program without any replacement.  Catholic Charities remains steadfast in our solidarity with the 800,000 “Dreamers,” who face even more uncertainty and threat.  We recognize the  six month wind down period provides an imperative for us to act...

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08/15/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Words are never enough, but at least some need to be said to make certain that the actions, attitudes and speech such as those in Charlottesville are rejected as beyond the pale of human decency.  Last Sunday in my homily I spoke to this point: there is no room for racism, hatred and supremacy in our Christian faith.

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Ongoing Solidarity & Willingness to Help

06/29/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

For more than a century, Catholic Charities has experienced New York as more vibrant and industrious because of the long-standing contributions of immigrants and refugees.

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Happy 100th Anniversary to Catholic Charities!

04/25/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Happy 100th Anniversary to our beloved Catholic Charities. A century ago this very month, the legislature of New York State formally incorporated the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York to help the people of New York.

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03/07/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

New York, NY – March 6, 2016 – In light of today’s announcement from the White House on the executive order affecting immigration, I would like to reaffirm Catholic Charities of New York’s deep commitment to our immigrants and refugees.

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Reaffirming Our Solidarity With Immigrants & Refugees

01/26/2017  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Catholic Charities reaffirms our solidarity with immigrants and refugees who come to this nation to make a better life for themselves, their families, and their neighbors.  This is particularly important in times of uncertainty and anxiety.

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Catholic Charities Statement on Child Welfare

07/15/2015  |  Public Statements  |  Share

Recently, the media has given attention to the care being provided to children in the New York foster care system. The important issues raised will be dealt with over the next months. Hopefully, these will be handled appropriately for the sake of the vulnerable children being cared for.

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