archbishop of Chicago is installed at Holy Name Cathedral at 3 p.m. Eastern today. Chicago media will provide live streaming coverage of the event.
2. Human life and dignity: In the last 24 hours, bishops representing different USCCB committees have reached out to Congress on a range of issues, including protecting conscience rights against participation and coverage of abortion and defending programs that serve the poor and vulnerable.
3. As the 50th anniversary of Vatican II's Decree on Ecumenism nears this Friday, the new chairman of USCCB Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski of Springfield, Massachusetts, blogs about "the power of becoming a Church in dialogue."
4. Still buzzing about yesterday's announcement of Pope Francis' September 2015 visit to Philadelphia and the World Meeting of Families? Registration is open online.
5. God loves you.
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