As the country heads into the second Christmas since the economic downturn, Rev. Larry Snyder, the president of Catholic Charities, describes the needs his organization is encountering around the country. In shelters and food pantries, the organization is seeing a dramatic increase in demand. Father Snyder also discusses the recent controversy in Washington, D.C., concerning the relationship between the city and Catholic Charities, and recounts some of the history of the 100-year old agency.
Archive for December 9th 2009