An enduring friendship, an enduring mission at Catholic Charities

The year was 1943. Camden’s economy was booming. Shipbuilding along the waterfront bustled in support of the war effort. Neighborhoods of Italians, Poles and Jews flourished, providing a steady supply of workers for the many textile and manufacturing factories that dotted the city. But not all residents of the community...

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Bringing Hope and Sacraments to prison during Holy Week

Bishop Dennis Sullivan switched seamlessly between English and Spanish during a special Holy Week Mass for inmates at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton on Wednesday April 13. Light streamed into the spacious room, which was adorned with colorful flowers, as Bishop Sullivan spoke of the beauty and mystery of...

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President of U.S. Bishops Conference Responds to Explosions at Two Coptic Churches

April 9, 2017 WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued the following statement in response to explosions on Palm Sunday at two Coptic Christian churches in Egypt that have killed at least 40 and injured at least 100: “In the early hours...

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On the front lines in the battle against opioid addiction

It’s an epidemic that has left its calling card with virtually every family, high school, neighborhood and workplace. It doesn’t discriminate, extending its steely grip on people regardless of race, age, socioeconomic status or religious belief. That epidemic is opioid addiction. New Jersey has a heroin death-rate that is more...

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