Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Five Things To Remember On July 9
1. The Chairman of the USCCB's Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and the president of Catholic Charities USA urged the U.S.Sentencing Commission to retroactively fix flawed federal sentencing guidelinesfor federal non-violent drug offenses.
2. The U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on the Church in Africa approved 46 grants for nearly $1.3 million to assist the pastoral work of the Church in Africa. The subcommittee approved the grants during their June 10 meeting in New Orleans.
3. Did you miss Sister Mary Ann Walsh's blog on Religion News Service about the child immigration crisis? It's getting a lot of attention again thanks to the Huffington Post.
4. Lord Patten has been appointed as the head of a communications subcommittee to make recommendations on reform of Vatican communications. The announcement came at a media conference July 9 for the presentation of the New Economic Framework for the Holy See.
Learn more about him in a Vatican Radio interview.
5. God loves you.