Pope: Christ's coming means conversion, change

News from the Pope:
Pope at Angelus: Christ's coming means conversion, change - In his reflection, Pope Francis said the connection between the birth of Jesus on Christmas, and the martyrdom of St Stephen the following day, might not seem clear – but in fact, there is a strong link between them. Stephen was martyred, he said, because of his firm faith, and proclamation, of the “new presence of God among men.” He knew that Jesus, “the eternal Word come to dwell among us” was the true temple of God....Read More
News from the Church:
Thomas Aquinas College Survives Harrowing ‘Thomas’ Fire 
 Thomas Aquinas College narrowly escaped the worst of the Southern California fire that took its name, but still suffered extensive damage on a campus where trees are still smoldering and the ash is nearly knee-deep in some places, forcing an early end to the fall semester.....Read more

News from the USCCB:
President Should Work with Congress Toward Acceptable Tax Bill, Says U.S. Bishops Chairman - WASHINGTON—After the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate passed The Tax Reform and Jobs Act, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, drew attention to unacceptable problems that remain, and called on President Trump to insist that Congress fix them before he signs a bill into law......Read More