Currents News Update for Wednesday, 8/25/21

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It’s back to school for students in the Diocese of Brooklyn and while some things are different, some have stayed the same — because the pandemic is still not over.

New York City’s vaccine mandate is in effect, but one business owner says she’s not enforcing it at her Brooklyn pastry shop and diner.

President Biden says the Aug. 31 deadline for leaving Afghanistan is not necessarily set in stone.

Haiti is still trying to recover from that devastating earthquake and there are many ways to help their relief efforts. One way is by donating to the Compostela Fund, but what exactly is it and where exactly does your money go?