1. Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop Richard E. Pates wrote President Obama to urge a political, peaceful solution in Syria.
2. Earlier today, the USCCB also urged the Office of Personnel Management to comply with a Federal ban on funding health care plans that cover abortions.
3. Pope Francis remains a vocal advocate of peace in Syria and around the world, as you can see in the latest Catholic News Service video.
4. Again, you can follow the Catholic response to the Syrian crisis with the hashtag #Fast4Syria
5. God loves you.