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Cardinal Dolan Hosts Immigrants

Posted on 05/25/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Discusses President Trump’s Visit with Pope Francis

Yesterday, the same day Pope Francis hosted at the Vatican a big visitor from the United States, President Donald Trump, Cardinal Dolan hosted a special evening prayer services and dinner...

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Filed under: Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: President Trump, Pope Francis, Cardinal Dolan, Fox5, Good Day New York

Pope Francis Tells When to Help the Homeless

Posted on 03/9/2017 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Catholic Charities Puts This in Action


Here in New York City we pass homeless men, women and children begging every day and we wonder when and how to help.

Pope Francis makes it easy:

When? It is “always right,” Pope Francis says in his recent interview with an Italian monthly magazine. 

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Filed under: Strengthening Families & Resolving Crises, Catholic Charities Centennial

Tags: Pope Francis, Bowery Residence

Own the 2015 Fiat Pope Francis Drove in NYC!

Posted on 03/31/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today’s Your Last Chance to Bid

Cardinal Dolan & Catholic Charities Exec. Director Msgr. Sullivan with Pope Francis’ Fiat

The clock is ticking – and today is your last chance to own a 2015 Fiat 500 Lounge Hatchback...

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Good Friday Lenten Tip from Pope Francis

Posted on 03/25/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Express Our Faith in Action

 “We must express our faith in action.”
-Pope Francis

Today, Good Friday, when we round out 40 days of Lent, let’s use this period of prayer and fasting as an opportunity to build our faith and a...

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Happy New Year from Pope Francis and Catholic Charities

Posted on 01/1/2016 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

What an amazing year!

Pope Francis visited our city.

He met, spoke with and inspired us, those we serve at Catholic Charities and our fellow New Yorkers.

“The Son of God came into this world as a homeless...

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Tags: Pope Francis, New Year

Pope visit inspires over 15,500 letters to Congress

Posted on 10/16/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

By Margaret Tran and Jon Gromek
Regional Organizers
Bread for the World

Bread for the World’s Margaret Tran, center, with basket filled with letters blessed by Pope Francis, flanked by Catholic Charities’ Tom Dobbins...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Pope Francis, SNAP, WIC, Congress

Catholic Charities Named a Top Ten Charity for the Holidays

Posted on 10/13/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Nearly everyone, it seems, including celebrities were wowed by Pope Francis and his recent visit to us here in NYC.

Oprah, Whoopi, Steve Colbert and more welcomed him on Catholic Charities Charity Has No Boundaries...

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Famed Tibetan Singer Reflects on Her Meeting with Pope Francis

Posted on 10/9/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Scents of turmeric, ginger and garlic fill Yungchen Lhamo’s railroad flat as she serves a Tibetan meal of onion grass and mushroom stew to a visitor on a recent August afternoon.  When the meal is finished, Yungchen pushes aside floral...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Pope Francis

Never Before Seen Photos of Pope Francis – Check Them Out!

Posted on 10/6/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share

Pope Francis visits East Harlem. Share the memories with us.

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Pope Francis Said “Fight for Our Dreams.” Now What?

Posted on 10/2/2015 by Catholic Charities Admin  |  Share


CREDIT: Jeffrey Bruno

"This is the scariest moment for the Church in the United States. 

Do we treat him like a rock star? Because if we do the concert is now over...


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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

Before Pope Francis’ Visit, Mayor de Blasio & Cardinal Dolan Reveal Plans to House Homeless

Posted on 09/23/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

Today, the day before Pope Francis’ visit to New York City, Catholic Charities Executive Director Msgr. Kevin Sullivan stood behind Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Mayor Bill de Blasio as they announced that the Catholic Church will...

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Filed under: Feeding the Hungry & Sheltering the Homeless

Tags: Mayor de Blasio, Cardinal Dolan, Pope Francis, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Eric Adams, Stephen Levin, Gilbert Taylor

Sewing for Pope Francis: A Beautiful Dream

Posted on 09/18/2015 by Alice Kenny  |  Share

In the twelve years Ignacia Gonzalez has toiled in the United States she has had no experience like the one she is having now, she says, not even close.  This Mexican immigrant, impoverished and belittled as an “illegal,” is now doing...

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Filed under: Welcoming & Integrating Immigrants & Refugees

Tags: Pope Francis, St. Peter’s Church, Madison Square Garden

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