Good morning — there is so much to talk about today.
Most importantly, let's remember our brothers and sisters who are suffering so deeply in the Philippines in the wake of a super typhoon that hit the country this weekend. To help, you can go here
. Read this moving report
from the bishops of the Philippines, as well as Pope Francis' words of "heartfelt solidarity."
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops kicked off this fall's annual meeting with a Mass this morning at the historic Baltimore Basilica. There are so many ways
you can keep up with today's events, including on Twitter.
Of course, we'll have full coverage in next week's Newsweekly.
With today's death of this cardinal
, the college of cardinals is down to 200 members (109 of whom are electors).
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Today is also Veterans Day, which means there's no better time to support this great cause
A local paper in Pennsylvania reports that Catholic education is on a "downward spiral."
The Washington Post reports on a church in Virginia Beach with a blended Catholic and Episcopalian congregation.
Here's the latest on the .catholic Internet domain name
recently secured by the Vatican.
In Minnesota, the Catholic Coalition for Church Reform has called for the resignation of Archbishop John Nienstedt.
Via the Deacon's Bench: one cardinal says that those who cause pollution should not receive Communion.
Finally, for those of you looking to get inspired about volunteering, this video is for you.
Have a great day.
Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly.