LOOP: Pope celebrates 100 years at Fatima



MOTHER’S DAY // A special shout-out to all the mothers who read the Loop. Thank you for all you do for your family, and for your church. 

FATIMA // Pope Francis at Fatima: Be like Saints Francisco and Jacinta, and offer yourselves to God. http://cvote.it/2qheUpU

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // Kentucky Appeals Court favors Christian t-shirt printer in religious freedom case. http://cvote.it/2pMSOIr

COLLEGE // At Liberty University’s commencement, President Trump said: “In America, we don’t worship government. We worship God.” http://cvote.it/2qhjN2s

PERSECUTION // Vice President Mike Pence pledged his prayers and support for persecuted Christians around the globe, as well as members of other religions who are persecuted for their beliefs. “On behalf of the President of the United States, I say from my heart,” Pence said, “we’re with you — we stand with you.” http://cvote.it/2qhckQF

FBI // The AP has a breakdown of 13 potential candidates to become Director of the FBI. Included in the list are Sen. John Cornyn, R-TX, former NYC Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, and Judge Michael Garcia. http://cvote.it/2qhlw7V

HEALTH CARE // A Tennessee woman tried to run a Republican Congressman off the road for his vote in favor of the GOP health care plan. http://cvote.it/2qhqMbL

JUDICIARY // Judicial expert Leonard Leo outlined plans to overhaul the federal judiciary. “We’re now looking at the possibility of as many as three Supreme Court vacancies and more than 200 lower court seats to fill just in these next few years.” http://cvote.it/2qhi9hi

CULTURE // Thank goodness: ABC cancels vile, anti-Catholic ‘Real O’Neals’ show. http://cvote.it/2qhuD8F

CATHOLIC // Pope Francis voiced hope that he will find “open doors” in his meeting with President Donald Trump later this month. http://cvote.it/2qhnmWe

CATHOLIC // Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, set to be named ambassador to the Vatican. http://cvote.it/2qhfgNy

SAINT // Saint Isidore – http://cvote.it/dailysaint

DAILY MASS // “Not to us, O Lord, but to your name give the glory..” (Ps 115:1) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings

IRONY // A funny thing happens when you try to buy this shirt….

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Joshua Mercer is a co-founder of CatholicVote.org, 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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