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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.  

An attack on any...

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The New York Times Neediest Cases Reporters Help Raise Millions

01/16/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Elisha Brown, right, and Sara Aridi were the lead writers for The Neediest Cases Fund this year. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of NY was one of the 7 participating agencies. Photo by Katie Van Syckle, The New York Times

By Katie Van Syckle...

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Volunteers from Catholic Charities of New York to Participate in 2020 HOPE Count

01/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Alice Garbarini Hurley

On Monday, January 27, Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York staff and volunteers will join the NYC Department of Homeless Services (DHS) and hundreds of volunteers from around the metropolitan area to  canvass parks,...

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New Opportunities for New Yorkers: Apply for Half-Priced MetroCards

01/16/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

On January 27, 2020, the Fair Fares NYC program begins accepting applications. The Fair Fares NYC program helps low-income New Yorkers keep up with transportation costs by offering half-price MetroCards.

The Fair Fares...

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A New Year, A New Look At Refugee Resettlement

01/10/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

Immigration has been a potent issue in 2019 and 2020 promises no different. Federal policies continue to squeeze and crunch the infrastructure that supports lawful immigration and continually creates new legal challenges for...

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Readers’ Choice: The Top 5 Trending Catholic Charities New York Articles of 2019

01/10/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

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By Alice Garbarini Hurley and John-Mark de Palma

Looking back at 2019, it’s not hard to remember the struggles, turmoil and triumph of people across New York and the nation. We saw a lot of thoughtful debate,...

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From Homelessness to a Life of Giving Back

01/09/2020  |  New York Times Neediest Cases  |  Share

Photo by Michelle V. Agins, The New York TImes 

By Sara Aridi 

Rosella Tedesco is one of millions of Americans whose life was upended by the Great Recession. In 2009, she lost her job as a secretary for an insurance adjuster in...

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Earthquake Aid: Catholic Charities Responds to Call for Help from Puerto Rico

01/07/2020  |  News Articles  |  Share

You Are Not Alone: Your Donations Go Directly to Non-Profit Partners in Puerto Rico

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In response to Puerto Rico’s back-to-back earthquakes registering as high as magnitude 5.8 and 6.4, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese...

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Message from Msgr. Kevin Sullivan on the Rockland County Attack

12/30/2019  |  Public Statements  |  Share

 

Hate and violence should have no part in our world. The attacks in Rockland County against members of the Jewish community during a Chanukah service of light, are a tragic reminder that the darkness of sin and evil has not been vanquished. ...

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Mother and Daughter Find Hope Through Mentorship Program

12/30/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Photo by Joshua Bright, The New York Times

By Sara Aridi 

After years of raising her daughter, Nydia, on her own, Rita LaRosa sensed that Nydia needed another role model in her life, someone who could offer a different perspective.

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A New Number, “988”, For Suicide Prevention

12/20/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

There has been a toll free number, 1-800-273-TALK, available to Americans who needed a suicide prevention lifeline. But last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to create a new national crisis hotline number. The 3-...

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Mayor DeBlasio and Catholic Charities Tackle Homelessness

12/20/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

By Jim Sliney Jr

If you’re a New Yorker you know our homeless problem has been around for a long time. You also know how harsh the winters are and how dangerous the subways can be. It’s no way to live. That’s why Mayor Bill DeBlasio has drawn...

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“Mommy, I Love You” Struggling Single Mom and Young Autistic Daughter Bounce Back

12/20/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Photo: Michael Noble Jr. for The New York Times

By Sara Aridi 

Angela Terrero’s daughter, Astrid, was about a year old when the unsettling behavior began.

She started crawling late and did not respond to her mother when she called...

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Miguel Angel Guity: The Journey of an Unaccompanied Minor

12/20/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

Photo by: Benjamin Norman for The New York Times

By Sara Aridi, The New York Times 

When Miguel Angel Guity Mejia was 16, he packed his Bible, a pair of shoes and some clothes in a knapsack. In the dead of night, he left home without...

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Light the World: Vending Machines that Give Back

12/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

by Catherine Kirch

If you find yourself near Lincoln Center this holiday season, you might stumble on a vending machine that is more than what it seems: instead of vending snacks, soda, or headphones, this “Giving Machine” invites...

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Catholic Charities Serves Hope and Turkey for Thanksgiving

12/06/2019  |  News Articles  |  Share

by Catherine Kirch

In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, Catholic Charities of New York gave away hundreds of complete Thanksgiving meals at the Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Memorial Center in Harlem.

During this annual event, Catholic...

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