It is a tragedy that poverty continues to increase in the United States, one of the wealthiest nations in the world. We must no longer ignore the injustice of poverty and the extreme inequality in America. We must seize this opportunity to promote changes that promote human dignity and the common good.
This year, as Catholic Charities USA celebrates its Centennial, we pause to reflect on our accomplishments, But we also renew our commitment to serve. The Centennial marks the beginning of a new history -- one of solutions, innovation, and change!