2. Pope Benedict XVI offered some challenging words through his Twitter account, @Pontifex, saying: “Everything is a gift from God: it is only by recognizing the crucial dependence on the Creator that we will find freedom and peace.”
3. Sister Mary Ann Walsh. Director of media relations for the USCCB, has a guest entry in Religion and Politics today about the Catholic Church’s right to religious freedom while still having a place in the public square.
4. Christian leaders are continuing their push for immigration reform legislation and Bishop Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin recently hosted a meeting of Christian leaders called Christian Churches Today. They released a statement that said: “Each day in our congregations and communities, we bear witness to the effects of a system that continues the separation of families and the exploitation, abuse, and deaths of migrants. This suffering must end.”
5. God loves you.