Monday, December 9, 2013

Five Things To Remember On Dec. 9

1. Pope Francis was the most discussed topic around the world on Facebook in 2013.

2. Today is the celebration of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, officially marked December 8. The Immaculate Conception is among the most misunderstood doctrines of the Catholic Church. Here's a breakdown of what it means.

3. This month Cardinal Francis E. George of Chicago celebrates 50 years as a priest. As he prepares for this milestone, our blog draws comparisons between him and another Francis, the pope.

4. Catholic Relief Services and the USCCB will have an online Catholics Confront Global Poverty discussion Wednesday on What You Did to Confront Global Poverty in 2013: Celebrating Your Advocacy Successes.

5. God loves you.

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