Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Five Things To Remember On March 4

1. Pope Francis has named Father Peter Smith, 56, vicar general and moderator of the curia of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon as auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Portland.

2. The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace and the president of the Southern Baptist Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission said, the U.S. Senate should act quickly to address a “growing crisis of religious minorities” by allowing a vote on S. 653, a bill to establish a Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia, said the letter.

3. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and our Facebook followers will once again be sharing their photos of their ashes tomorrow.

4. So why do Catholics wear Ashes? We've got an explanation for you.

5. God loves you.

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