Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Five Things To Remember On Feb. 11

1. Catholic News Service looks back on this day a year ago, when Pope Benedict XVI announced he would step down from the papacy.

2. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the USCCB, blogs about what he learned during his trip to the Philippines, which is recovering from a disastrous typhoon.

3. "When Dem Depayso heard that kids across the Visayas in the central Philippines were having nightmares and difficulty focusing on their schoolwork because of vivid scary memories of Typhoon Haiyan, she decided to help."

4. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Howard James Hubbard, 75, from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Albany, New York, and named Brooklyn, New York priest, Msgr. Edward Bernard Scharfenberger, 65, to succeed him. The pope also named Msgr. Andrzej Zglejszewski, 52, to be auxiliary bishop of Rockville Centre, New York, where he has been co-chancellor and Director of the Office of Worship.

5. God loves you.

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