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One cardinal and two bishops are among the more than 1,200 U.S. clergy and lay religious leaders urging new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to appoint a new envoy to combat anti-Semitism.
The Catholic Climate Covenant's campaign aligns with the broader "We Are Still In" coalition that formed after Trump's announcement that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
In 1966, Thomas Wenski was an altar server at the funeral for the University of Texas tower shooter. Decades later, Wenski, now an archbishop, presided at the funeral mass of a Parkland shooting victim.
"The idea of arming teachers seems to raise more concerns than it addresses," said the heads of two committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.