Pope to NFL Hall of Famers: foster fair play, teamwork

News from the USCCB:
U.S. Bishops Chairman Reacts to Draft Senate Health Care Bill - WASHINGTON—After the U.S. Senate introduced a "discussion draft" of its health care bill, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, Chairman of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, highlighted certain positive elements in the bill, but reiterated the need for Senators to remove unacceptable flaws in the legislation that harm those most in need. The full statement follows:....Read More

News from the Pope:
Pope to NFL Hall of Famers: foster fair play, teamwork - (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis received a delegation from the National Football League’s Hall of Fame on Wednesday. Addressing the 43-member delegation representing the trustees and members of the organization that honors the great players in the history of the premier professional American football league, the Holy Father spoke of sport as a bridge-builder that can be a powerful tool in creating a culture of encounter, especially by fostering virtues of fair play, teamwork, and pursuit of excellence.....Read More
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US Church Celebrates ‘Fortnight for Freedom’ 
- WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops have launched a website and video to mark the beginning of this year’s “Fortnight for Freedom,” focusing on religious freedom issues both at home and abroad. The video, about 10 minutes long and viewable on the Fortnight for Freedom website, features a number of legal, religious and other personalities discussing the importance of religious liberty. The Fortnight for Freedom takes place June 21-July 4......Read more