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CINCINNATI – September 1, 2017 –Catholic Charities is encouraging everyone to feed the hungry to Hunger Action Month in September. “The harsh reality is that there is enough food in the world yet people go hungry,” said Ted Bergh, CEO of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio. “We should share our daily

CINCINNATI – September 5, 2017 – Philanthropy was woven into the fabric of John and Joan Scahills’ lives. Their legacy of serving others will continue through a bequest of $730,000 that will advance Catholic Charities’ mission. “Their Catholic faith was very important to them. They shared it by example in

Attorney General Jeff Sessions arrives to a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals news conference in Washington Sept. 5. He announced that the DACA program is "being rescinded" by President Donald Trump, leaving some 800,000 youth, brought illegally to the U.S. as minors, in peril of deportation and of losing permits that allow them to work. (CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters)
Catholic Charities is saddened by today’s actions because we believe all people are made in the image and likeness of God. All people – including migrants – are worthy of our respect and support. The Catholic Church has been welcoming immigrants to the United States since the nation’s founding and

Press Release Dozens of caregivers from across Greater Cincinnati will be honored at a special Mass Sunday Nov. 9 at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Chains in downtown Cincinnati. Called the “White Mass” in honor of the clothing traditionally worn by members of the caring professions, the Mass and reception that

Staff Report Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio announced today that the 100-year-old organization will relocate from its present location in downtown Cincinnati to the Mid Pointe Tower building in Roselawn, beginning Jan. 9, 2015. A post on the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Facebook page linked to a story in the Cincinnati

Press Release Su Casa Hispanic Center, a program of Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio, hosted its 15th Annual Awards Dinner at the Cintas Center April 9. More than 340 people attended the annual dinner, including Archbishop Dennis M.  Schnurr who gave the invocation. Congregation of Divine Providence Sister Alice Gerdeman, coordinator

By Megan Walsh The Catholic Telegraph  A Mass at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church sometimes looks more like a UN meeting than anything else. A congregation that is 90 percent refugees and immigrants from East Africa and Guatemala gives it a special flavor and special needs that were served

By Chris Klein For The Catholic Telegraph  Sometimes life can be hard; sometimes life can be unbearable. Pat Jones has learned to recognize the difference. He knows that when life feels unbearable, he needs to seek help. Pat was in his mid-forties when he lost his will to live. He

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph  After hearing directly from immigrants and advocates during public comments, Cincinnati City Council unanimously passed a resolution recognizing the council’s commitment to improving the lives of immigrants and fostering civility and respect for those immigrants living in Cincinnati. The resolution, sponsored by Vice Mayor

More than 130 parishes, schools, a university and a religious order in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati are participating in the Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Rise Bowl program during Lent this year. The program, according to archdiocesan CRS Director Pam Long, previously known as Operation Rice Bowl, has been renamed CRS