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2011

Cardinal John P. Foley, FADICA Distinguished Leadership Awardee, Mourned By Catholic Philanthropists

Philadelphia, PA - Cardinal John P. Foley, an American priest who served as President of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications at the Vatican for a quarter of century, and was a warm and influential force in Catholic media worldwide, died December 11. ...

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FADICA Vice President to Head Boston College Church in the 21st Century Center/ Dr. Erik Goldschmidt Praised for Service to Foundation Community

Washington, D.C. - Dr. Erik P. Goldschmidt, Executive Vice President of Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities, has been named Director of the Church in the 21st Century Center at Boston College today in an announcement made by the university’s president, Father William Leahy, SJ. ...

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Catholic Schools Contribute To the Common Good/ Stronger Effort by Lay Catholics to Reach Policy Makers FADICA President Urges CUA

Washington, D.C. - “Striking is the impact of Catholic schools on low income students,” said Francis J. Butler, President of FADICA during a November 30, 2011 Conference on Education Tax Credits at the Catholic University of America. ...

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Cardinal Wuerl to Address Catholic Philanthropists on New Faith Outreach of Catholic Church

Washington, DC - Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington and principal facilitator of the 2012 world synod next fall on the “New Evangelization for the Transmission of the Faith” will address FADICA February 2nd.   ...

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CRS Responding to Famine Tragedy / Crush of Refugees Impacts Kenya and Ethiopia

Washington, DC - As the Horn of Africa is experiencing the worst drought in  60 years  some 13 million people in that region  face the prospect of starvation .  ...

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Holy Father Sends Aid To Somali Capital Mogadishu / Hundreds of Thousands Face Critical Humanitarian Emergency

Washington, DC - - The Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI, sent an emergency donation to the people of Somalia who are facing the worst drought since 1960. The United Nations estimates that as many as 10 million people are suffering, and hundreds of thousands of refugees risk dying because of a lack of basic necessities.

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FADICA To Hold Third Summer Institute On Catholic Philanthropy / Georgetown University Based Event Connects Younger Generation

Washington, DC - - The third in a series of seminars designed to introduce younger philanthropists to the world of Catholic giving will take place here July 13-15 on the campus of Georgetown University. The program called the Future Foundation Leadership Venture, is sponsored by FADICA and is designed to welcome and acquaint young adults with the Catholic Church's charitable ministries.

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Built To Last/New FADICA Publication Provides View of Catholic School Innovation

Dioceses Take More Dynamic Role in School Management/ Entrepreneurial Partnerships Showing Results Washington, DC - - Catholic dioceses are showing remarkably positive results in saving their Catholic schools in a climate of tough economic times and increased competition for students.

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FADICA and Catholic Charities USA Plan Conference on Human Trafficking

Washington, DC - - Foundations and Donors Interested in Catholic Activities and Catholic Charities USA will join forces May 20th next, to discuss the rapidly expanding problem of human trafficking.

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Thomas J. Donnelly, Former Board Chairman of FADICA, Philanthropist, Catholic Leader, Attorney Mourned

Washington, DC - - A former board chairman of FADICA, and lay leader, well regarded for his philanthropy and service to the Catholic church, died February 26th in North Andover, Massachusetts, following a long illness.

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Foundations Asked to Explore Partnership with Extension and Home Mission Dioceses to Create Positions for Training New Lay Leaders / Proposal Would Address Hispanic Growth

Washington, DC - - The President of the Catholic Church Extension Society invited members of the Catholic foundation world earlier this month to work in a $15 Million partnership over the next three years to create one hundred new Hispanic leadership positions within the home mission territories of the United States.

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Foundations to Explore Sustainable Partnerships For Catholic Schools of The Future/ FADICA to Honor Big Shoulders Fund

Washington, DC - - Private foundations sharing an interest in new approaches to Catholic school financing and governance will meet next month to hear how several dioceses have fostered a more cooperative approach to the future of their Catholic schools. ...

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