Catholic Charities

Sister Norma Pimentel, a Missionary of Jesus, poses Nov. 11, 2023, at the Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, which helps migrants released by Border Patrol reach their final destinations in the United States. The center, a project of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in the Brownsville Diocese, has served more than 1,500 migrants daily (OSV News/David Agren)

‘We Have To Defend Life,’ Says Sister Norma, Who Ministers at Border

In many ways, Sister Norma, a Missionary of Jesus, has become the face of the Catholic response to migrants in the Rio Grande Valley, where she leads Catholic Charities in the Diocese of Brownsville.
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Catholic Charities reacts to ‘disturbing’ online threats to staff over migration work 

Catholic Charities USA, the organization dedicated to carrying out the domestic humanitarian work of the Catholic Church in the United States, responded Oct. 31 to "disturbing" recent remarks by a social media influencer threatening its staff.
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Agencies in California organize outreach for storm victims amid rainfall

OAKLAND, Calif. (OSV News) — Catholic organizations in California, strengthened by years of responding to disasters in the Golden State, responded quickly to bring aid to those affected by the ongoing brutal winter storms. Since late December, a series of ...
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Echoes of Exodus

With help from Catholic Charities, child refugees escape harrowing conditions to begin new lives in the United States.
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Finding Safe Haven in Detroit

A Catholic agency helps resettle families from war-ravaged Syria and Iraq, helping their dreams of a better future become a reality.
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