Friday, September 11, 2015

Five Things To Remember On Sept. 11

1. Pope Francis’ September 22-27 visit to the United States will be available via a video livestream at, where people from around the world can follow every moment of the visit. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is also launching social media profiles on Twitter and Instagram, “Pope In US” and “Papa En USA.” An animated gif of themes associated with the papal visit accompanied the launch of these channels.

2. We remember 9/11 today.

A Prayer of Peace
A prayer of peace on this day of remembrance from Frances Xavier Warde School. #NeverForget
Posted by United States Conference of Catholic Bishops on Friday, September 11, 2015

3. Catholics in the United States, as well as all people of good will, should express openness and welcome to refugees fleeing Syria and elsewhere in order to survive, said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in a statement, September 10. Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, issued the call on the heels of Pope Francis’ appeal, September 6, that every Catholic parish in Europe house a refugee family.

4. Learn more about Pope Francis' drive through Washington Sept. 23.

5. God loves you.

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