Currents News Update for Tuesday, 8/24/21

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Tens of thousands are still hoping for rescue in Afghanistan. But so far, the Taliban is publicly rejecting any suggestion to extend the evacuation deadline beyond Aug. 31.

Pope Francis is helping the victims of the deadly earthquake in Haiti. The Holy Father sent $235,000 to the Catholic dioceses most in need in the Caribbean nation.

Kathy Hochul has been sworn in as New York’s 57th governor — the first woman to hold that office.

Pro-life advocates will converge on the California State Capitol tomorrow. The first March for Life in that state will kick off in Sacramento.