1. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The bishops have said domestic violence has no place in relationships, there's a way to recognize it and to help.
2. In a letter to the National Security Council, USCCB International Justice and Peace Chairman Bishop Richard E. Pates and Dr. Carolyn Woo, President of Catholic Relief Services, welcome the expanded response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
3. Did you see Pope Francis and Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI together this past weekend?
4. Respect Life Month also begins tomorrow and you can find many resources for life issues at USCCB.org.
5. God loves you.