Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Aug. 14

1. Throughout this week we've run a series of blogs on issues addressed in the 2013 Labor Day Statement. Today, our guest blogger addresses the minimum wage issue, using a recent controversy involving McDonalds as an example.

2. Today is the Feast of St. Maximilian Kolbe, a priest who sacrificed himself for a father while he was in a concentration camp. His is a truly inspiring story.

3. Vatican Radio reports that the Church is supporting reconciliation in the Central African Republic. Vatican Radio reports, "The Catholic aid agency Caritas is reporting a dramatic upsurge of violence in the Central African Republic. In March 2013, a rebel group called Seleka marched on the capital of Bangui and overthrew former president Francois Bozize."

4. The financial troubles of Detroit have been in the news recently and the Catholic Church is helping many people in dire need there.

5. God loves you.

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