Here’s a look at some of the stories making headlines today:
• A Senate bill to withhold funding from Planned Parenthood failed to pass last night.
• From our friends at CatholicPhilly.com: Knights of Columbus seek more aid for Middle East’s Christians
• And finally, a moment of peace to end your day (We all need one, right?): Take a look at that photo up top. I shot it at Green Lakes State Park last night after I was stopped dead in my tracks by the crazy beauty of God’s creation. Offered up a prayer of thanks on the spot.
We’re partnering with the Diocese of Syracuse to collect and share readers’ favorite #PlacesToPray this summer, so go ahead and show us yours. Use the hashtag #PlacesToPray on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and don’t forget to tag @SyrCatholicSun and @DioceseOfSyracuse. Don’t use social media? Send your photo and details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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