1. Over 1,200 Spanish Bibles donated by the American Bible Society and the publishing house Verbo Divino have gone to unaccompanied minors from Central America.
2. Pope Francis said this week: "Never war! Never war! I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future are dashed, dead children, wounded children, mutilated children, orphans, children who have the leftovers of war for toys, children who don't know how to smile. Stop it, please! I beg you with all my heart! It's time to stop!"
3. One of Africa's fastest-growing Catholic communities needs our help to flourish.
4. The U.S. State Department said 2013 was the bleakest year globally in terms of religious freedom in recent memory.
5. God loves you.