1. Federal funds should be reallocated so women can obtain their health care from providers that do not promote abortion, Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, archbishop of Boston, said in an August 3 letter to the U.S. Senate. Cardinal O’Malley, who chairs the Committee on Pro-Life Activities of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, urged support for S. 1881, which would withhold federal funds from the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and its affiliates.
His full letter can also be read here.
2. Last week, Cardinal O'Malley said the organization was part of the throwaway culture decried by Pope Francis.
3. Pope Francis said people should not be ashamed or scared to go to Confession Sunday.
4. Pope Francis arrives in the United States in just 50 days. Get ready by looking at his schedule for the week.
5. God loves you.