Friday, December 6, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Dec. 6

1. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, called a suit by the American Civil Liberties Union against the U.S. bishops for their “Ethical and Religious Directives” (ERDs) “misguided” and promised to defend Catholic teachings “in season and out.”

2. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz, said the death of Nelson Mandela marked the passing of an era and an icon, Dec. 6, the day after the South African and world leader died in his homeland.

3. We wrap up our series of retired religious today with a story from a 94-year-old nun who serves as the chaplain for Loyola Chicago's men's basketball team.

4. Jesuit Father Michael Paul Gallagher discusses the historic Christian meaning of the Christmas tree.

5. God loves you.

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