Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholic Charities USA and the Felician Sisters of North America have each contributed $1 million to a new fund to benefit people “in extreme danger of losing their homes this month.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Tom Tracy - Catholic News Service
Six decades after its founding, Camillus House has grown from a small overnight shelter into a full-service center, spread across a series of new buildings and offering a comprehensive system of care for the poor and homeless.
FaithNews
Michael Brown - Catholic News Service
The number of homeless has continued to grow. The 2018-19 season averaged about 85 homeless a night. The past season averaged 90-95 each night.
Politics & SocietyNews
Ryan Di Corpo
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.
Politics & SocietyNews
Tom Tracy - Catholic News Service
The number of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County was 144 as of March 17, with additional cases in nearby counties.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Ryan Di Corpo
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 to find accommodations for them.”