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Election Day results so far; Pope Francis offers reflections for a post-pandemic world and National Adoption Month in this week’s Insights.
Pope Francis offers his newest encyclical, Fratelli tutti, as a vision for a post-pandemic world but his guidance is just as helpful for a nation grappling with one of the most difficult elections in its history.
With a record number of Californians voting and this year’s mail-in ballot system, California’s Election Day results are still being tallied. The California Catholic Conference is excited to report that Prop 20, which would have expanded criminal penalties, was rejected by voters. The Bishops of California opposed this measure, as it would have rolled back major criminal justice reforms. The measure failed by a margin of more than 24%.
Recursos de última hora para los votantes; la pena de muerte “infectada por el racismo”; Cómo hacer frente al COVID; y el Arzobispo Gregory nombrado al Colegio de Cardenales en la edición de Perspectivas de esta semana
How the criminal justice system would roll back with Prop 20, the Center for Genetics and Society against Prop 14; ensuring a COVID-19 vaccine’s safety and an election novena in this week’s Insights.
Bulletin announcements and other election resources; Pope Francis releases a new encyclical; the Holy Father prays for wildfire victims and an earthquake preparedness app for Californians in this week’s Insights.
The measure asks California taxpayers to provide an additional $5.5 billion dollars for the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) so it can continue funding research using human embryos
WASHINGTON– Wednesday night, the State Department issued its report to Congress recommending 15,000 refugees be allowed to be admitted to the United States for 2021.