Editor's Notebook — Abp. Cordileone responds to Nancy Pelosi; Pope Francis appeals for help for refugees; should Catholic priests carry guns?; and #CMC14.  Ahead of World Refugee Day June 20, Pope Francis said "millions" of refugee families "live through dramatic stories and carry deep wounds that will be hard to heal." 

He also began a new series of catechesis talks on the role of the Church.

Anne Hendershott, via Catholic World Report, says it's a good thing the culture wars are continuing. 

Following the resignation of its former principal, Charlotte Catholic High School hires a new interim principal.

In Michigan, a gay man says he was sent to the vestibule during Mass. Marquette Bishop John Doerfler responds.

Following last week's shooting at a Phoenix church, a columnist from the Arizona Republic wonders: Should Catholic priests carry guns?

From RNS: Meet the "evangelical" Catholics who are reshaping the GOP. 

Meet the first woman to win the Ratzinger Prize. 

The annual Catholic Media Conference is taking place this week in Charlotte. Follow the action using the Twitter hashtag #cmc14.

Gretchen R. Crowe is editor of OSV Newsweekly. Follow her on Twitter @GretchenOSV.