Combatting Food Insecurity in Salem County

A truck filled with Catholic Charities staff rumbled down a rural country road with nothing in sight except the lush greenery of ripened crops covering vast fields and the deep blue sky above. From the seemingly endless farmlands, one would expect residents of the county to have an endless bounty...

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Disciples of Mercy to be honored at Justice for All Dinner

In the spirit of the Jubilee of Mercy, last year Catholic Charities’ Disciples of Mercy Awards were created to recognize individuals or small ministry groups throughout South Jersey who exemplify mercy by reaching out to those who are poor and vulnerable. On Oct. 11, the following honorees will receive the...

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The End of DACA – What You Need to Know / Cosas Que Necesita Saber Sobre La Cancelacion de DACA

The Trump administration announced Sept. 5, 2017 that it is ending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. DACA provides temporary protection from deportation and work authorization for certain young people who were brought to the U.S. as children. El gobierno de Trump anunció el 5 de septiembre del 2017...

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USCCB President, Vice President and Committee Chairmen Denounce Administration’s Decision to End DACA and Strongly Urge Congress to Find Legislative Solution

September 5, 2017 WASHINGTON— The President and Vice President along with Chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have issued a statement denouncing the Administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after six months. The following statement from USCCB President Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo...

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U.S. Bishops Conference Chairman Responds to Today’s Supreme Court Action on Travel Ban

June 26, 2017 WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on the Administration’s Executive Order 13870 announcing an emergency stay partially overturning preliminary injunctions that were put in place by federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii and upheld by the Fourth Circuit and the Ninth Circuit.The Supreme Court decision narrows refugee...

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