Scripture for Life: In effect, the crowd who brings the woman to Jesus has acted like the people who carried their sick to be healed; in the attempt to damn her, they introduced her into the realm of grace.
When COVID-19 prompted the suspension of Mass services, weekly collections cratered. Officials said the impact has likely compromised long-term sustainability of parishes that were already struggling before the pandemic.
We say: Whatever is happening behind the scenes, it is time for Pope Francis to speak the truth about the murderous assault on Ukraine. It is time to call things as they are. This is Putin's war and it is evil.