Currents News Update for Wednesday, 8/18/21

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U.S. bishops are urging our government to speed up the relocation process, as thousands of Afghans and foreigners scramble to flee Afghanistan, four days after the Taliban took control of its capital.

The Biden administration announced Wednesday it’ll offer free COVID booster shots for all Americans 18 and older.

Another statue of a saint has been vandalized in the Diocese of Brooklyn – this one was dedicated to the victims of COVID-19.