By Mary Farrow, CNA - Over the past several days, a heat wave coupled with excessive lightning strikes sparked most of the blazes now raging in the state. At least 60,000 people in the state have evacuated their homes to escape the path of the blazes... “Although it may not be clear to us, it is at times like these that we are called to not lose sight that the Lord is with us even amidst the uncertainty of the moment,” (Bishop Daniel Garcia of the Diocese of Monterey) said in his message. “You and I are called to come together as the Body of Christ, to pray for each other, even if we cannot physically gather in each other’s presence.”
By Paul Brock, Church Militant - In this week's Mic'd Up, the Second Amendment is defended from a Catholic angle... Michael Voris interviews Jason Jones, executive producer of the 2006 People's Choice Award-winning film Bella. Jason, along with his co-author John Zmirak, also wrote The Race to Save Our Century: Five Core Principles to Promote Peace, Freedom, and a Culture Of Life.
By Robert Royal, The Catholic Thing - (T)he Book of Revelation, by implication, also shows that all the things we’re suffering, almost everywhere on the globe in 2020, are not only inevitable earthly ills. They’re part and parcel of a larger, spiritual “war in Heaven” with “principalities and powers.”... In that light, it was heartening to see recently that two American bishops – Hying of Madison and Listecki of Milwaukee – led a Eucharistic procession up a main street to the Wisconsin state capital building. At least 2000 people followed. Their message was that “only Jesus can heal our wounds.”
By Michael W. Chapman, CNSNews - If you want to find "systemic racism" in America, then look no further than the public schooling system, which is "maintained by the Democratic Party and the teachers' unions," said Attorney General William P. Barr. The entire system keeps "inner-city kids in failing schools," he added.