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Disciples of Mercy to be honored at Justice for All Dinner

In the spirit of the Jubilee of Mercy, last year Catholic Charities’ Disciples of Mercy Awards were created to recognize individuals or small ministry groups throughout South Jersey who exemplify

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Catholic Charities workers depart for Houston

“You’re going to be heading into a stressful situation and helping people who are even more stressed. This is a seven-day-a-week assignment, and your days won’t end at 5 p.m.

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Connecting with the community through clay

Samrawrit’s hands meticulously folded around a block of clay as she carefully molded the nebulous wet blob into a specific design. The oddly shaped contours drew interest from another teen

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Catholic Charities advocates for sustainable housing

In the early morning hours of July 26, seven buses from every district in New Jersey departed for Washington D.C. to deliver a strong message to Congressional Leaders on Capitol

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Catholic Charities to honor Cardinal Tobin

This year, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R, of Newark, N.J., will be honored at Catholic Charities’ 14th annual Justice for All awards dinner, to be held in Atlantic City on Oct.

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Taking a Stand for religious freedom, on Capitol Hill and in the classroom

“My name is Tarek Mousa. I work for the Refugee Resettlement program at Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden. I am an English teacher, a Coptic Christian and a native Egyptian.

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Refugees learn about American history, and arcade games

The sweltering heat and early morning hours did not put a damper on the excitement of the 33 refugee clients who gathered in the parking lot of the Camden office

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Overcoming challenges starts with a home

Dec. 6, 2016 was the day when things began to unravel for Ann Ortiz. “I remember the date well, because I lost my father to cancer two days before that,”

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Catholic Charities unites with community in the battle against opioid addiction

CHERRY HILL — On May 17, hundreds gathered in the auditorium of Camden Catholic High School here for a discussion on a grim problem that communities all across the country

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Refugee honored as ‘Most Courageous Student’

When Cing Lee Kim arrived in the United States, she was 15 years old. She barely spoke English. And she came here as a refugee, after she and her family