CV LOOP: Alabama governor resigns



SUPREME COURT // As Gorsuch was sworn in by Justice Kennedy, President Trump heaped tons of praise on Justice Kennedy, seemingly trying to coax the Justice into retirement.

AIRLINE // A video surfaced of security forcibly removing a passenger on an United Airlines overbooked flight. But it wasn’t just a massive public relations disaster for United — they also flunked basic economics 101.

EDUCATION // Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed into law a major expansion of his state’s school choice program, transforming it into a near-universal option for students across the state.

SCANDAL // Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigned and pled guilty to two misdemeanor crimes stemming from a sex scandal. Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey took the oath of office and became Governor of Alabama last night.

IMMIGRATION // Legislators in 33 states have introduced measures to limit or prevent cities from acting as sanctuaries for illegal immigrants.

SPEECH // When the left cannot convince their fellow citizens, they seek to silence them instead.

CATHOLIC // “A Church that cannot reach the working class is a church that is not fulfilling a key part of its mission. It’s also a Church that’s missing a crucial part of the body,” writes Peter Wolfgang in “Why the Church lost the white working class.”

CULTURE // Speaking of the white working class, J.D. Vance’s best selling book, ‘Hillbilly Elegy: A memoir of a Family and a Culture in Crisis,’ is being adapted into a movie by Ron Howard

CATHOLIC // National Public Radio does a story on an ‘intentional’ community of strong Catholic believers in Hyattsville, Maryland.

CATHOLIC // Why married priests won’t really fix the shortage.

SAINT // Saint Stanislaus –

DAILY MASS // “I will sing of your salvation.” (Ps 71:15) –

WITNESS // Coptic Christians boldly reciting the Nicene Creed in Arabic after a cathedral bombing. VIDEO:

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of, where he serves as Political Director. Mercer is also regular contributor with Catholic Pulse. Mercer previously served as Washington Correspondent for the National Catholic Register and Chairman for Students for Life of America. He lives in Michigan with his wife and six children.

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