Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services led his brother bishops in prayer for wisdom as they began their fall plenary assembly in Baltimore Nov. 13 with a Mass for peace.
The March for Life’s theme for its 2024 event will be “Pro-Life: With Every Woman, For Every Child.” Pro-life advocates have gathered in Washington to march each year since then to protest the ruling in 1974.
The judgment has been made despite the Italian government in a dramatic move granting Indi citizenship Nov. 8 and issuing emergency measures Nov. 9 authorizing her to be transferred to the Vatican’s Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital in Rome for specialist treatment.
Photos featured this week include a 12-foot-tall puppet of a Syrian refugee girl, a health care workers strike in Los Angeles and demonstrators marching in Washington in support of Palestinians in Gaza.
Religious brothers and sisters pledge a sacred oath that shields them from basements overrun by toys, collected miscellanea, and clutter. The simple life helps pave a path to heaven; a path laypeople would be wise to follow.