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De Blasio and Cardinal Dolan Tackle Homelessness on Eve of Pope's Visit - DNA Info

09/23/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

September 23, 2015 6:18pm

MELROSE — The Archdiocese of New York will contribute to a $12 million effort to provide 500 beds for the homeless at faith-based organizations, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan announced on the eve of Pope Francis' visit to the city.

Speaking Wednesday at the St. Anthony Shelter for...

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Pope Francis' Pilgrimage Through America With the 'Least of These' - Huffington Post

09/21/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Posted: 09/21/2015 8:51 am EDT 

Pope Francis has a big week in front of him when he touches down in Washington D.C. on Tuesday.

He will be greeted at the airport by President Obama, will make a highly anticipated speech to the U.S. Congress, followed by an address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City, and finish...

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Goya Foods Donates 150,000 Pounds Of Food In Honor Of His Holiness Pope Francis' Visit To The United States - PR Newswire

09/21/2015  |  Press Releases  |  Share

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Sept. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, welcomes His Holiness Pope Francis to the United States and donates 150,000 pounds of food in honor of the Pope's visit.

"We are all so blessed to have His Holiness Pope Francis visit the United States and for the...

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Immigrant New Yorkers count their blessings ahead of Pope Francis meeting - New York Daily News

09/19/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 5:00 PM

Pope Francis, whose grandparents emigrated from Italy to Argentina, has often urged his followers to embrace immigrants and treat them with dignity.

So it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that during his whirlwind 36 hours in New York, the Pope has set aside time to give a special,...

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Executive Director of Catholic Charities Previews Pope Francis' Trip to East Harlem - NY1 Online

09/18/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Inside City Hall
Friday, September 18, 2015 at 02:18 AM EDT

NY1 VIDEO: Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, executive director of Catholic Charities, joined Errol Louis to preview Pope Francis’ trip to East Harlem.

Watch the Video on NY1

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Soccer aids in transition for unaccompanied teens - Aljazeera America

09/18/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

The teenagers have acclimated to life in New York through the sport and next week will meet the Pope

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Meeting the Pope After a Fight for Better Pay - New York Times

09/17/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

September 17, 2015

About New York

The modern carwash is a minor marvel. A car sits on a track and is pulled past purifying machinery: A grid of pipes shoots high-pressure streams of water, then soap; flapping, jiggling cloths lower from tracks to slather every inch of the car body; spinning brushes rise along the sides, to begin...

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Meeting in Harlem Gym to Highlight People Catholic Charities Helps - Catholic New York

09/16/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Ron LaJoie

When Pope Francis visits the United States next week, he will undoubtedly meet some very important people. He will address Congress. He will speak before the General Assembly of the United Nations.

It is a reasonable assumption that no one will be more important to him than the 150 or so people he will meet in an...

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Pope Will Meet the Bronx’s Most Unique Soccer Club - Catholic New York

09/16/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Ron LaJoie

The world’s most famous futbol fan will meet a group of young futbol players when he visits Our Lady Queen of Angels School in East Harlem next Friday.

There may not be a Messi, a Ronaldo or a Neymar among them—not yet—but they already form perhaps the city’s most distinctive soccer side.

They are part of a...

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Pope Francis, on U.S. Visit, Will Reach Out to the Struggling - New York Times

09/16/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Andy Newman and Vivian Yee
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — Amanda Cortes is not anyone’s idea of a dignitary.

She grew up poor in an overcrowded house. She worked for years as a phone-sex operator. Since 2010, she has been awaiting trial in Philadelphia on charges that she brutally murdered her infant son.

But on...

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TIEMPO: WATCH THIS WEEK'S SHOW - ABC7

09/14/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Sunday, September 13, 2015 02:09PM
NEW YORK -- Concerned about the Hispanic community? If you are, be sure to tune into "Tiempo."

"Tiempo" is a weekly round-table discussion show about topics affecting and relating to Hispanic citizens.

Please join us for "Tiempo" on Sunday mornings, only on ABC7!

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Soccer brings these immigrants to unexpected places - Global Citizen

09/13/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Sept. 13, 2015

Last Saturday I caught a ride on the 4 train to an ordinary park in the Bronx, where some extraordinary things are happening.

It’s where Elvis Garcia, a Migration Counselor for Catholic Charities, started a soccer league for unaccompanied minors, teens who migrated from Central America without a parent or guardian...

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Faces of Faith / Rostros de Fe - Manhattan Times

09/09/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Posted by: Erik Cuello  in Español, Local, News, Politics/Government, Public Safety September 9, 2015

“The Church is of the poor, and for the poor”

Papal visit with immigrants and refugees

Like many residents, Mamdadou Drame is looking forward to Pope Francis’ visit later this month.
He is excited that the pontiff has...

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150 immigrants and refugees in New York will meet pope - CNS

09/08/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

Catholic News Service  |  Sep. 8, 2015

New York  - The fabric of New York is stronger because those on the margins have been given safe shelter, a decent meal and a route out of crisis by the Catholic Church, according to the director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, Msgr. Kevin Sullivan.

When Pope Francis...

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Pope To Give Special Blessing To Some Immigrant New Yorkers In East Harlem - CBS New York

09/04/2015  |  News Articles  |  Share

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Some people will get to do more than just see Pope Francis when he visits New York City later this month. They’ve been selected to receive a special blessing from the pontiff.

Monsignor Kevin Sullivan, head of Catholic Charities, announced Thursday that 150 immigrant New Yorkers have been chosen for...

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