1. Pope Francis has appointed Father Edward C. Malesic, 54, bishop of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, and accepted the resignation of Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt, 76, from pastoral governance of that diocese. Father Malesic is a priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and judicial vicar of that diocese.
2. The Central American Minors (CAM) program, a new initiative of the U.S. government which allows children in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador to apply for asylum and humanitarian parole in the United States from their home countries, is a tool that helps save children’s lives, said a USCCB representative, April 23.
3. This weekend is the Catholic Home Missions Appeal. Over 80 dioceses in the United States rely on support from this collection. Learn how you can strengthen the Church at home.
4. During a recent homily, Pope Francis said our faith is an encounter with Jesus.
5. God loves you.