Msgr. Kevin Sullivan, the executive director of Catholic Charities of New York, said that the needs of the homeless—for shelter, food and mental health assistance—have not changed during this time of crisis.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County was 144 as of March 17, with additional cases in nearby counties.
Parochial schools in the city are not immune to the homeless crisis, Michael J. Deegan, the superintendent of schools for the Archdiocese of New York, confirmed. “We do have some families that are homeless, and in partnering with Catholic Charities of New York, we work with the families in trying
The testimonies in Susan Celia Greenfield’s new book suggest there may be another important way to approach the alleviation of homelessness, by encouraging the growth of “life skills empowerment” programs such as have been initiated by faith-based organizations in New York City in the past 30 years.
The chairmen of two U.S. bishops' committees said July 3 they oppose a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that they say would lead to separation or housing instability for many families.
Seniors, especially those who live alone, face the same resistance as recent college graduates in an economic and political environment that still promotes the costly option of a single-family home with a front lawn and two-car garage.