June 16, 2020

HHS rule helps ‘restore rights of health care providers,’ say bishops

The chairmen of three U.S. bishops' committees welcomed a final rule implemented by the Trump administration June 12 to restore "the long-standing position of the federal government that discrimination on the basis of 'sex' means just that and does not refer to 'termination of pregnancy' nor 'gender identity.'"
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Pastoral letters on racism

Archbishop William E. Lori’s pastoral letters on racism The Journey to Racial Justice: Repentance, Healing and Action January 2019 Read the letter here in English. Read the letter here in Spanish. The Enduring Power of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Principles of Nonviolence February 2018 Read the letter here in English. Read the letter here...
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Carol Augustine, leader in religious education and evangelization, dies at 74

“Carol’s work was grounded in relationships,” Puls said. “It was all about relationships.”
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Grief and Protest

Grief is absolutely essential to being human, to being fully alive. When we cannot experience, own and befriend our grief, we cannot sustain our hearts.
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Today: Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time

“You have heard that it was said, You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your heavenly Father, for he makes his sun rise on the bad and the good, and causes rain...
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