RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // A coach fired for praying after football games gets his day in court today. Coach Joe Kennedy of Bremerton, Washington, not only has a powerful legal team on his side, but he also has NFL Hall of Famer (and former Congressman) Steve Largent lending his support. http://cvote.it/2taMXP5
LGBT // Christian soccer player refuses to wear gay pride jersey, withdraws from national team. http://cvote.it/2taVfGI
CULTURE // Delta Airlines and Bank of America pulled out of their sponsorship of New York’s Public Theater on Sunday over a production of “Julius Caesar” that reimagines the main character as President Trump. http://cvote.it/2tbnGEx
QUOTE OF THE WEEK // “Conservatives: For decades many corporations have trashed our values and financed our opponents. Why defend them? Throw them under the bus.” Prof. Robert George.
SYRIA // Remember the photo of that young Syrian boy that went viral last year? It was a photo that brought the United States to the brink of war. The boy’s father now says rebel “gunmen” took his son to be filmed for “propaganda.” “It was against my will…” http://cvote.it/2tb6GOZ
POLITICS // Are Republicans now the party of the ‘little guy’? http://cvote.it/2tb7piR
LGBT // Embattled LGBT czar calls for hate speech laws and web censorship. http://cvote.it/2taWjuq
INDECENCY // Matt Fradd’s new book exposes the reality behind the ‘fantasy’ of pornography. http://cvote.it/2tbdDj0
PUERTO RICO // Only 23% of Puerto Ricans voted, but of those who did 97% favored statehood for the island in a nonbinding resolution. Puerto Rico has been a U.S. territory since 1898, and residents are citizens of the United States. The island is currently in a major debt crisis. Congress has final say in any changes to the island’s political status. http://cvote.it/2tb07f2
CATHOLIC // An unprecedented gathering of U.S. church leaders will discuss evangelization. To be held July 1-4 in Orlando, Florida, it will be a gathering of thousands of Catholic leaders working in dioceses, apostolates and movements across the country. http://cvote.it/2taUQUI
CATHOLIC // Father Ragheed Aziz Ganni and three companions were killed for the faith in Iraq this month. http://cvote.it/2tbaJdX
SAINT // Blessed Jolenta – http://cvote.it/dailysaint
DAILY MASS // “Taste and see the goodness of the Lord” (Ps 34:9) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings
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