Pope Francis Meets Liberated Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil

News from the USCCB:
U.S. Bishops Executive Committee Release Statement On Administration’s DACA Decision; Calls On Catholic Faithful To Urge Congress To Pass DREAM Act - WASHINGTON—The Executive Committee of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has issued a statement asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to extend DACA renewal deadlines in hurricane impacted states. The statement also urges Congress to find a durable and permanent solution on behalf of DACA youth and urges the Administration to allow 75,000 refugee admissions into the United States in 2018. The full statement from the USCCB Executive Committee follows:.....Read More

News from the Pope:
Pope Francis urges new Bishops to cultivate discernment - (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday urged Bishops to cultivate what he called an “attitude of listening” and to avoid being “imprisoned by nostalgia.”Addressing Catholic Bishops from across the globe who have been appointed during the past year, the Pope focused on the need for discernment.......Read More
News from the Church:
Pope Francis Meets Liberated Salesian Father Tom Uzhunnalil
- Liberated Salesian missionary Father Tom Uzhunnalil bowed down to kiss the feet of Pope Francis at his Santa Marta residence this morning, after today’s weekly general audience. The Holy Father welcomed the Indian missionary who was freed yesterday after being held captive for 18 months by Islamist militants in Yemen........Read more