1. Congress should address challenges faced by the more than 650,000 men, women and juveniles who reenter society each year from prisons, jails and detention centers. This was the message of the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and the president of Catholic Charities USA in a July 8 letter supporting the Second Chance Act (S. 1513
2. In case you missed it, the USCCB's Subcommittee on the Church in Latin America approved funding for 228 projects, totaling more than $3.3 million. The funds will be disbursed as grants to aid the pastoral work of the Church in the Caribbean and Latin America.
3. Bishop Frank Caggiano spoke yesterday at the kickoff campaign for World Youth Day here in the U.S. Watch as he discussed his hopes for young people and the goal of his brother bishops next year in Poland.
At #krakowkickoff @BishopCaggiano shares his hopes for #WYDUSA and #WYD2016 pic.twitter.com/GtpiKExMWU— USCCB (@USCCB) July 7, 2015
4. Here's a reminder: the schedule for Pope Francis' apostolic visit to the U.S. has been released. See where and whom the pope will be encountering in September.
5. God loves you.