Friday, September 27, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Sept. 27

1.Pope Francis says, "You cannot know Jesus in first class."

2. Invoking Pope Francis’ Message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, released September 24, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration, called upon members of the U.S. House of Representatives to begin consideration of comprehensive immigration reform legislation.

3. Because "engagement will do more than isolation to advance human rights and alleviate human suffering," the chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on International Justice and Peace reiterated a call to lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba. In a September 26 letter to National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice, Bishop Richard E. Pates of Des Moines, Iowa, said the move would allow support and assistance to flow to ordinary Cubans.

4. Why are Catholics are encouraged to work with other faiths? Father Crossin explains why in this video.

5. God loves you.

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