Catholic Charities: Work with Children

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Description of the "pattern of welfare services in New York City," in particular the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York -- and why all citizens must support it. Includes an explanation of the reasons why a child would be removed from a home, putting them in the position of needing public support. Speaker explains the Church's policies behind adoption.

Information concerning the Catholic Church's charity work with the Department of Welfare regarding children in need and an appeal for donations. Stories of children who have received the Church's aid.

Also includes brief information on the Catholic Church's work rehabilitating children and parents, providing assistance to the aged.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 69418
Municipal archives id: LT477