Page 6, 16th March 1962

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Page 6, 16th March 1962 — Help for Cuban children

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Organisations: Federal government
Locations: Havana, Miami


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Help for Cuban children

A LMOST 8.000 unacco panied Cuban child refug have been aided in the Uni States by a nation-wide p gramme conducted by Fr. Br) 0. Walsh, Miami diocesan ector of Catholic Charities, w Federal government co-ope tion.

The children, who arrive Miami on the 17 flights fr Havana each week, are cared here and by agencies of 56 dioce in 30 states.

Since nearly 90 per cent of th are Catholic. however, the m burden has fallen on the In Catholic agency, which has cal for and sheltered almost 3,! since December 1960.

Others have been re-united w relatives and friends, and a total 2,394 have been united with friet throughout the country, includ 290 in Miami.

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