Catholic News Headlines for Thursday 6/6/2024

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World leaders came together on the beaches of Normandy to mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day. Events are being held across Normandy, France, to honor the nearly 160,000 Allied troops who fought there.

Frank DeVita of Bensonhurst saw that day unfold with his own eyes. On June 6, 1944, he was just 19 years old, a Coast Guard gunner in charge of dropping the ramp on a boat carrying soldiers during the first attack wave on Omaha Beach.

Following its passage through Brooklyn, the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage, a significant religious event, is now in Maryland. The pilgrims are in the midst of a grueling 6,500-mile journey, with their final destination being Indianapolis.

Catholic school principals are showing they’re on trend. The leaders of several elementary schools in the Diocese of Brooklyn joined a social media trend.