We are many parts

As 800 Afghan refugees are being welcomed to Tulsa, Catholic Charities of Eastern Oklahoma has begun the largest resettlement project in its history and has turned to the entire community to help make it happen. The generosity of the individuals, organizations, foundations and other faith communities is seen in full...

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More Afghan Refugees Arrive In Tulsa; Welcomed By Oklahoma Charities

Almost three dozen Afghan Refugees spent their first night in Tulsa on Tuesday after arriving at Tulsa International Airport.  Pastor Eric Costanzo says the effort to welcome lots of people that serve the military and Afghan families has been amazing. Costanzo says It’s been a cooperative effort with Catholic Charities...

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Volunteers donate time, resources to help Afghan refugees in Green Country

Last week, around 60 Afghan refugees flew into Tulsa International Airport. More are expected to arrive in Green Country this week, months after they were evacuated from Afghanistan in August. Employees and roughly 800 volunteers with Catholic Charities are coordinating food, furniture, and other home goods into apartments for refugees. The youngest...

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Proper thanks to our Afghan allies requires more than words

“I think gratitude is the perfect way to describe this, because the outpouring of support from people across the country has been nothing short of remarkable,” Jack Markell, the White House coordinator for Operation Allies Welcome, told me this week. He spoke of his recent visit to Oklahoma City and...

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