APRIL 3, 2018 - JRJI AT THE STATE CAPITOL
JRJI'S Assistant Director Bobby Garcia joins juvenile reform advocates and organizations in support of Senate Bill 1391 at the State Capitol in Sacramento on Tuesday morning.
Senate Bill 1391: Juveniles: fitness for juvenile court
(2017-2018). This bill would repeal the authority of a district attorney to make a motion to transfer a minor from juvenile court to a court of criminal jurisdiction in a case in which a minor is alleged to have committed a specified serious offense when he or she was 14 or 15 years of age. Read more about this senate bill, here.
MARCH 20, 2018 - POPE'S HOLY THURSDAY LITURGY IN ROME'S REGINA COELI PRISON
By Robin Gomes, Vatican News
For the 4th time in his 5-year pontificate, Pope Franics has chosen a prison for the Holy Thursday liturgy. This year, the Holy Father will go to Rome's best known prison, the "Regina Coeli", in the evening of March 29, where he will celebrate the Mass of the Last Supper. It will include the washing of the the feet of 12 inmates, in commemoration of Jesus washing the feet of his disciples. [read article]