1. Did you know that half of Syrian refugees are children? In the just-released report, “Refuge and Hope in the Time of ISIS: The Urgent Need for Protection, Humanitarian Support, and Durable Solutions in Turkey, Bulgaria, and Greece,” USCCB Migration & Refugee Services officials detail what they learned in their late 2014 trip to the region and what they recommend going forward. Find out why there is hope.
2. Read this first-hand account about the Syrian refugees, which is a powerful read.
3. The Catholic Relief Services Collection, scheduled to take place March 14-15 in many dioceses across the United States, aids more than 100 million people around the world including those affected by persecution, war and natural disasters, through the six worldwide agencies it supports. The collection’s theme “Help Jesus in Disguise,” provides an opportunity to echo the gospel call to assist and accompany the poor.
4. Catholic News Services looks back at the life of Cardinal Edward Egan, who died yesterday.
5. God loves you.