Pope Francis asks for Prayers
TO: News Media
FROM: USCCB Media Relations
RE: Five Things to Remember on August 19, 2014
- Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the USCCB has called on the bishops to consider taking up a special collection to provide humanitarian relief and pastoral support for our affected brothers and sisters in the Middle East. In an August 19 letter, he requested that the collection be held during the weekend of September 6-7 or September 13-14.
- Kerry Weber of America Magazine guest blogs for the USCCB today, writing about how young adults are showing and have to show mercy in the cities.
- Pope Francis is asking for prayers as he mourns the deaths of family members in an automobile accident.
- Catholic schools are changing lives. See how: http://youtu.be/FJpzRPh7_ng?list=UUsbJUUINiKh3aQxDaTq0RVA
- God loves you.