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2014-09-17 08:38:50

New Joint Effort Calls On Communities Across The Nation To Meet The Immediate Needs Of Immigrant Families And Unaccompanied Children SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, and Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the nation's largest networks of social service providers, today announced a new joint effort to raise awareness and generate support for...

2014-06-05 12:29:53

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Late on June 4, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma ruled that all employer members of the Catholic Benefits Association are exempt from the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive/abortifacient mandate ("Mandate"). It also "enjoined and restrained" the relevant federal departments, "their agents, officers, and employees, and all other in active concert or participation with them . . . from any...

2014-05-15 16:26:43

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York, and UJA-Federation of New York, three major NY faith-based organizations, have collectively launched a new research study that will identify public policies that could have a significant impact in reducing poverty in New York City. This collaboration is born out of the shared values and traditions for caring for people in need and the extensive reach...

2014-04-11 12:24:05

Weber Honored for Lifetime of Service to Those in Need during National Volunteer Month ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA is pleased to announce that Alexis Weber, Director of the School of Nursing at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Mercy Hospital and volunteer at Catholic Charities Pittsburgh, is the winner of the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award. Weber has volunteered her talents as a nurse with St. Joseph House, a sixty-bed single...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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