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Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Devastating Reality of Poverty

Last month the Census Bureau  released its report on poverty in America in 2010 and revealed what we at Catholic Charities know all too well: poverty in our nation is rising, fast.  In 2010 the poverty rate rose to 15.1 percent, up from 14.3 percent in 2009 and 11.3 percent in 2000. These are not just statistics. […]