Monday, November 17, 2014

Five Things to Remember November 17

1. Pope Francis is coming to Philadelphia! This morning the pope announced his intention to travel to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in September 2015. More information on the event, including how to register, is available online.

2. Archbishop Cupich is in Chicago. Tuesday will see Archbishop Blase Cupich installed as the ninth archbishop of Chicago, the third largest diocese in the United States. NBC News and America Magazine interviewed Archbishop Cupich, and America has the full transcript.

3. This Friday marks the 50th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council's Decree on Ecumenism. Father John Crossin, head of USCCB Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, blogs about the decree's call to all Christians to pray to the Holy Spirit for ongoing conversion that will lead to unity.

4. Did you miss the U.S. bishops' 2014 Fall General Assembly in Baltimore last week? Video on demand of all public sessions and media conferences is available online.

5. God loves you.

(CNS Photo/Paul Haring)

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