Catholic Charities News
BROCKTON - Hundreds of area residents waited in line for food outside Catholic Charities South on Court Street on Tuesday.
The agency distributed 700 turkey and chicken dinners to needy residents from across the region, said Stacy Wyrosdic, program coordinator at Catholic Charities South, 169 Court St.
“The demand was huge this year,” said Wyrosdic, who served families and individuals waiting in line from 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m.
By Jennifer Smith | Globe Correspondent
Hundreds stood patiently in line this morning outside Catholic Charities Yawkey Center in Dorchester, waiting to receive the makings of a Thanksgiving feast for their families.
By: Jordan Graham
Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley and other Catholic leaders are urging Congress to pass permanent immigration reform, calling sweeping executive orders announced earlier this week by President Obama a good first step.
By Derek J. Anderson | Globe Correspondent
Within days of President Obama’s announcement of immigration reform, Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley said Saturday that the Catholic Charities of Boston will provide further services to immigrant communities, including outreach sessions and a multilingual informational hotline.
“Immigration is not primarily a political problem, but rather a deeply human and profoundly moral challenge facing our nation,” O’Malley said in a written statement.