It takes years to build up the financial savvy to navigate the markets. But fifth grader Kyra Johnson of Holy Trinity School, San Pedro, is decades ahead of the game, having just won first place in the SIFMA Foundation’s InvestWrite California state essay competition with McGraw Hill Financial.
In his weekly Sunday Angelus address Pope Francis mourned the fleeing of the last Christians from the Iraqi city of Mosul, who were told by ISIS forces last week to either convert, pay the Jizya tax or leave.
Last weekend, at least 40 people were shot in Chicago. Four died, including an 11-year-old girl. Shamiya Adams was in the first-floor bedroom of her best friend at a Friday night sleep-over when a bullet from outside struck her head. She died the next day.
Tens of thousands of children fleeing desperate conditions have entered the United States asking for help. And many more are coming. What kind of welcome is being offered to them? The answer to that question is still largely undetermined.