Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 4

1. “A new national standard to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants is an important step forward to protect the health of all people, especially children, the elderly, and poor and vulnerable communities, from harmful pollution and the impacts of climate change,” said Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski of Miami, in response to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) announcement of a new final rule limiting carbon pollution, August 3.

2. Catholic News Service talked to Ken Hackett, U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, about his expectations for Pope Francis' visit here next month.

3. If recent news coverage has caused anyone to experience revived trauma from their own involvement in abortion, be assured that any and all persons will be welcomed with compassion and assistance through the Church’s post-abortion healing ministry, Project Rachel. If you or someone you know would like confidential, nonjudgmental help, please visit www.projectrachel.com.

4. In less than a year, Pope Francis will lead World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. We're counting down the days at the USCCB. Follow WYDUSA.org for more.

5. God loves you. 

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