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Catholic Charities’ culture of volunteerism

When Pope Francis addressed the jubilee audience for volunteers at Saint Peter’s Square in 2016, he said that volunteers are “among the most precious things the church has; you who every day, often silently and unassumingly, give shape and visibility to mercy.” This statement is borne out locally for those...

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U.S. Bishops’ President and Committee Chairman Say Horrific Death of Father and Daughter at Border and Appalling Conditions for Children are Cries that Reach Heaven Itself

June 26, 2019 WASHINGTON—The cry of a father and his baby daughter who drowned crossing the Rio Grande reaches heaven itself. This unspeakable consequence of a failed immigration system, together with growing reports of inhumane conditions for children in the custody of the federal government at the border, shock the...

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Catholic Charities to honor Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, will honor a figure whose words and actions are heard and felt around the globe, providing hope for the church and for people of all faiths: Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Archbishop of Manila, Philippines, and the president of Caritas Internationalis. Cardinal Tagle is an international...

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Remembering Bishop Joseph Galante

Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Camden had a strong advocate in Bishop Joseph Galante. While ordinary of Beaumont, Texas, Bishop Galante wrote in a newspaper column that Catholic faith and the work of social justice are inseparable. “Social justice issues are not merely at the fringe of our faith,...

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6th Annual FaithFULL Food Drive

Churches across the Diocese of Camden bustled with activity on April 7, as parishioners partook in the annual FaithFULL food drove. The drive is held each year in attempt to fight food insecurity across southern New Jersey. Following the drive, donated items are then distributed to Catholic Charities’ Family and...

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Catholic Charities bears witness to Lenten mercy

When Pope Francis celebrated Mass at the Vatican in early March, he criticized Christians who self-righteously boast about fasting and feel superior to others. Focusing the day’s first reading from the beginning of Isaiah 58, the pope said the corporal works of mercy are the kind that fasting that God...

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