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Out of Afghanistan: The Church helps refugees

Searching for More podcast host Billy Atwell sits down with Stephen Carattini, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington and Hekmatullah Latifi, Senior Employment Specialist and Cultural Liaison for Catholic Charities as they talk about the incredible work Catholic Charities is doing to help resettle Afghans locally.

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Arlington Catholic Herald

Catholic Charities director bids farewell after 10 years of service

May 30, 2024

Cathy Hassinger will never forget the day she went to the airport to welcome a family of refugees who had just fled war-torn Syria. Although they had left everything behind — their home, their belongings, their livelihood — she was struck that they still had something to give in exchange for safety and shelter: their friendliness and smiles..

In the News

Former abortion clinic in Virginia now gives free care to women in crisis pregnancies

The Northern Virginia Daily, May 31, 2024

Catholic Charities distribution program meets growing need in Woodstock

The Northern Virginia Daily, March 19, 2024

Bishop Burbidge discusses the importance of helping the poor

OSV, January 29, 2024

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"To know that someone you could never meet actually cares about you means a lot."