Two Catholic organizations issued statements in July urging against imposing a coronavirus vaccine mandate without conscience, religious or medical exemptions.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an order July 28 giving state police authority to stop and impound, if needed, any vehicles transporting migrants who crossed the border illegally.
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The pope has started a new observance called World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, to be celebrated for the first time July 25, 2021.
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They have home countries but live literally adrift, becoming strangers to all nations. Now, because of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of thousands of these itinerant workers also are trapped.
The obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation in the Diocese of St. Cloud will be reinstated on the weekend of July 3-4, Bishop Donald Kettler said in a letter to pastors June 3.
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