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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

Christ House gives backpacks and school supplies to 30 kids

August 24, 2023

Thirty kids picked up fully loaded backpacks at Catholic Charities Christ House shelter in Alexandria last week. The back-to-school event was made possible through generous donations from volunteers and parishioners.

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Catholic Charities helps Afghan refugees

EWTN, September 16, 2023
After evacuating Afghanistan, Mohammed successfully started his own grocery store. Meanwhile, refugee girls are most grateful for American education. The Catholic Church meets the needs of Afghan refugees, while many still struggle.

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