Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Nov. 20

1. The Simple Wisdom of Pope Francis Series, two brief books of homespun messages of Pope Francis, have been released by the USCCB Communications Department. The first, on hope, is 66 pages; the second, on evangelization, is 73.

2. The USCCB Subcommittee on Aid to the Church in Central and Eastern Europe evaluated and approved grant proposals for 2014 during the bishops’ annual fall General Assembly, November 11-14, in Baltimore. The subcommittee approved 61 grants for a total of $1,608,639 in aid.

3. Margaret Steinfels, former editor of Commonweal Magazine and recently retired from the Fordham Center on Religion and Culture contributes a new blog in our series on the anniversary of JFK's death. It's an entry called, "From Rational Argument to Political Polarization"

4. Did you know Pope Francis goes to Confession every two weeks?

5. God loves you

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