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Reuniting Separated Immigrant Families: Catholic Charities in the News

07/13/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

City Council members were told Thursday that 350 migrant children taken from their parents at the border were sent to the New York area, but that only 12 have been reunited with their families, all of them under the age of 5.

"Clarity is missing, process is missing and transparency is missing," said Mario Russell, Director of Catholic...

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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. While it is positive that parents and children will be reunited, Catholic Charities is concerned these reunifications be done in a way that serves the best interests of the children and their parents.  Their...

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Thousands of kids ripped from their families, now what?

06/21/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

Families will no longer be separated at the border when seeking asylum, but there are still thousands of children who have already been taken from their parents and relocated. The director of the Unaccompanied Minors Program for Catholic Charities Community...

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Children Have Quietly Been Sent to New York

06/21/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

Under cover of darkness and in the custody of the federal government, migrant children have been coming in waves to New York, taken from their parents after crossing the southern border.

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Cardinal Dolan: God's Law Trumps Man's Law

06/16/2018  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archdiocese of New York, tells CNN's Chris Cuomo that no part of the Bible could be used to support separating children from their parents at the border.

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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. It also undermines our nation’s legacy and duty to...

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LORD, TO WHOM SHALL WE GO? Facing the Stigma of Mental Illness - Catholic New York

05/24/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

Here’s an important word in the Catholic lexicon: holistic. When looking at the miracle, the work of art that we call the human person, we take in the whole: body, mind, and soul. This is essential in our works of education; this is necessary in our efforts in health care and charity.

Jesus did this. Remember when He was asked to heal...

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Catholic Charities Introduces Bereavement Support Group in Ossining First Meeting May 21, 7pm at St. Augustine Parish Hall

05/14/2018  |  Press Releases  |  Share

OSSINING – Catholic Charities Community Services is introducing a bereavement support group at St. Augustine Parish in Ossining. The group, especially for individuals who have lost a loved one to the disease of addiction, will meet at St. Augustine Parish Hall, 2nd floor (381 North Highland Avenue, Ossining) at 7 pm, beginning on May 21....

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Governor Cuomo Launches Third Round of NaturalizeNY to Assist New Yorkers on Path to Citizenship - NY.Gov

05/01/2018  |  Press Releases  |  Share

Program Has Covered Naturalization Costs for Nearly 1,000 Immigrants Since 2016

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched the third round of NaturalizeNY - the first-of-its-kind public-private partnership to encourage eligible immigrants in New York State in becoming U.S. citizens. Citizenship benefits immigrants through stronger...

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Cardinal Dolan to Tour Rhinebeck’s Astor Services for Children & Families on Wednesday, May 9

05/01/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

His Eminence will also attend the conversation with state lawmakers and mental health professionals on the challenges of opioid addiction, bullying and teen suicide

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For Immediate Release

May 3, 2018

What: Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, will be in Rhinebeck to tour the Residential...

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Promueven línea de ayuda sobre ciudadanía en NY - El Diario

04/30/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

En el estado de Nueva York un total de 915,000 neoyorquinos, 654,720 de ellos de la Gran Manzana, ya cumplen con los requisitos para hacerse ciudadanos, pero aun no han iniciado el proceso para obtener el pasaporte azul, tal vez por falta de información o los elevados costos de los trámites. Y en su afán de ofrecer ayuda útil sobre este tema a...

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04/30/2018  |  Press Releases  |  Share


NEW YORK, NY (April 26, 2018) –NYC Council Speaker, Corey Johnson, will join Monsignor Sullivan, Executive Director of Catholic Charities for the NY Archdiocese, Vincent Ignizio, CEO of Catholic Charities of Staten Island, and other Staten Island elected officials on Monday,...

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04/24/2018  |  Media Alerts  |  Share

A Memorial Mass for Mets Hall of Famer Rusty Staub will take place at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. A six-time All-Star and Mets Ambassador, Staub, 73, passed away on March 29. Members of the NYPD, FDNY and PAPD Ceremonial units and respective pipe bands will be participating.  Cardinal Timothy Michael Dolan, Archbishop of...

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La Union F.C. es un clásico - El Diario

04/24/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

Cada sábado desde noviembre a marzo, decenas de niños se reúnen a jugar fútbol con la Unión F.C. en una escuela primaria en East Harlem. En la mayoría, estos jóvenes son centroamericanos no acompañados o refugiados que llegaron a los Estados Unidos en busca de protección de violencia comunitaria y familiar. Muchos de ellos se encuentran en...

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Baseball, Bishops and the Blue Whale - Avenue Magazine

04/16/2018  |  News Articles  |  Share

On Monday, April 9, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese New York hosted its annual gala, raising over $2.1 million for the organization’s initiatives. The event was held at the American Museum of Natural History and honored Gregory B. Braca, President and CEO of TD Bank; and Robert D. Manfred Jr., the Commissioner of Major League Baseball....

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