Thursday, April 4, 2013

Five Things To Remember On April 4

1. More than 147,000 groups and people have voiced opposition to the inclusion of contraception care in the Affordable Care Act, making it the most controversial aspect of the health care law, according to the Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group.

2. The Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America approved funding for 132 projects in Latin America and the Caribbean, worth over $3.1 million, to aid pastoral work in that region. The funds also will allow young people to attend World Youth Day in Brazil, July 23-28.

3. You think this girl is going to throw away this cast signed by Pope Francis? That's a lifetime keepsake right there.

4. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, vice president of the USCCB, will take part in a Christian Churches Together gathering in Birmingham, Alabama April 14-15 to sign a response to Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter From Birmingham Jail." In a statement, Archbishop Kurtz said, "In taking up the challenges of Martin Luther King's letter, we hope to enhance racial justice and strengthen our bonds with one another."

5. God loves you.

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