1. Now that we are in day three of the government shutdown, it's worth noting that the U.S. Bishops are calling on the government to still address the basic needs of people and worldwide issues.
2. Faith-based contractors who help those in need are using their own funds during the government shutdown. Read about the challenges facing them.
3. Just who are the groups working in the Christian unity and ecumenism movement? The video below show you.
4. Pope Francis and his group of eight Cardinal advisers are discussing a new Constitution for the Curia, among other topics, in their meetings so far.
5. God loves you.