NY bishops say government, private charities should ease poverty

New York City, N.Y., Oct 3, 2012 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church leaders in New York called for continued efforts by both government and private charities to address high levels of poverty while respecting the human dignity of the poor. “As the Church celebrates the feast of St. Vincent DePaul, we affirm that the poor must receive our special attention to ensure that they have basic necessities of life,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Bishop Nicholas A. … [Read more...]

NY bishops say government, private charities should ease poverty

New York City, N.Y., Oct 3, 2012 / 02:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Church leaders in New York called for continued efforts by both government and private charities to address high levels of poverty while respecting the human dignity of the poor. “As the Church celebrates the feast of St. Vincent DePaul, we affirm that the poor must receive our special attention to ensure that they have basic necessities of life,” said Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Bishop Nicholas A. … [Read more...]


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