The Kengtung diocese is in the Shan state of Burma, also known as Myanmar, and is heavily affected by the ongoing civil war.
‘Changing laws does not change hearts. Only love does. And now we are calling on all of you to help us build that civilization of love.’
‘We are called to be a Church that promotes the culture of care, tenderness and compassion towards the vulnerable,’ he said June 29, adding, ‘In the Church there is a place for everyone.’
A Russian missile strike hit a shopping mall in Kremenchuk on June 27. Francis spoke about Ukraine after praying the Angelus in honor of the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul.
Vandals also painted over security cameras and the clinic’s sign.
Challenges to abortion bans in several other states are focused on state constitutions in which rights to privacy are included. These include Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Montana, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Washington.