Catholic Current – Week of September 28, 2023
Archbishop Timothy Broglio, President of the USCCB, wrote a letter asking Congress for bipartisan action to avert or bring an end to federal government shutdowns and the hardships that come when Congress and administrations fail to reach agreements on such actions. Read the letter: https://www.usccb.org/resources/letter-congress-fiscal-year-2024-continuing-resolution-and-government-shutdown-september?utm_source=hootsuite&utm_medium=twitter&utm_term=
Representatives from Catholic Indigenous organizations came together with Catholic bishops and staff from the episcopal conferences of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States for the International Conference on Catholic Indigenous Ministry (ICCI). The purpose of the week-long gathering was to share experiences, ideas, resources, and best practices encountered in the relationship between the Catholic Church and Indigenous communities.
Learn about the work of the USCCB Subcommittee of Native American Affairs: https://www.usccb.org/committees/native-american-affairs
Praying for those who have died in the Mediterranean Sea and praising those who help rescue and welcome migrants attempting the treacherous crossing, Pope Francis insisted compassion, encounter and fraternity are the only possible responses to migration.
Read the CNS Rome story: https://www.usccb.org/news/2023/people-have-duty-save-migrants-danger-drowning-pope-says
Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNmlBLb5ydI