Thursday, August 21, 2014

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 21

1. During a Mass for peace and justice in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Archbishop Robert Carlson said, "I pledge my support and the support of the archdiocese to assist the churches in Ferguson to deal with issues of poverty and racism. Finally, I am asking each priest in the Archdiocese of St. Louis to offer a Mass for Justice and Peace. This is a modest beginning, but begin we shall."

2. Former Detroit Cardinal Edmund Szoka died Wednesday. Learn about his rise from a life of poverty to priestly life, which included long service in high Vatican City posts.

3. Pope Francis' 2015 World Peace Day message will focus on human trafficking.

4. Learn more about an upcoming special collection for Iraqi violence victims.

5. God loves you.

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