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Pope Francis Blessed Muslim Torture Victim

Posted on 09/28/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

During Pope Francis’ fast, five day trip to the U.S., his visits, actions and words highlighted his priorities: to serve the homeless, the hungry, the struggling immigrant.  At Catholic Charities we were honored last Friday to introduce Pope...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Pope Francis, Our Lady Queen of Angels School

Torture Victim To Meet Pope Francis

Posted on 09/4/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Four a.m. and Mamadou Drame, uniformed in his “AM New York” red vest with dark sunglasses covering his unseeing eyes, stands on his corner, 53rd and Lex. on Manhattan’s east side handing free newspapers to...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Pope Francis, Our Lady Queen of Angels School, East Harlem