Yanomami Indians follow agents of Brazil's environmental agency during an operation against illegal gold mining on indigenous land in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. The Brazilian bishops' conference has established a commission to assist dioceses and prelatures in areas where mining operations are harming communities and the environment. (CNS photo/Bruno Kelly, Reuters) See BRAZIL-MINING-COMMISSION Feb. 25, 2020.
Yanomami Indians follow agents of Brazil's environmental agency during an operation against illegal gold mining on indigenous land in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. The Brazilian bishops' conference has…
Franciscan Father Paolo Benanti, a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University and specialist in digital ethics, speaks during a news conference at the Vatican Feb. 25, 2020. Speakers previewed a Feb. 26-27 workshop and assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life on artificial intelligence. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See LIFE-ACADEMY-AI Feb. 25, 2020.
Franciscan Father Paolo Benanti, a professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University and specialist in digital ethics, speaks during a news conference at the Vatican Feb. 25, 2020. Speakers previewed a…
Pope Francis hears the confession of a priest March 7, 2019, at Rome's Basilica of St. John Lateran. Reconciling oneself to God leads to healing, the pope said in his annual Lenten message, released by the Vatican Feb. 24, 2020. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-LENTEN-MESSAGE Feb. 24, 2020.
Sharonell Fulton, a foster parent in Philadelphia, is pictured with a young woman and child in a May 23, 2018, photo. The U.S. Supreme Court announced Feb. 24, 2020, that in its next term it will examine if the city of Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic social services agency from the city's foster care program because the agency will not accept same-sex couples as foster parents. The case is Fulton v. Philadelphia. (CNS photo/courtesy Becket Religious Liberty for All) See SCOTUS-FOSTER-CARE Feb. 24, 2020.
Carrie Van Mersbergen and Leo Bihn of St. Mary Parish in Oskaloosa, Iowa, participate in a communication exercise during the "Two Become One ... Embracing the Sacrament in Remarriage" program at the St. Vincent Center in Davenport Jan. 25, 2020. (CNS photo/Barb Arland-Fye, The Catholic Messenger) See REMARRIAGE-PREP Feb. 24, 2020.
Children are seen helping prepare a family meal at their home. A new reflection guide created by the Archdiocese of Detroit's Department of Evangelization, Catechesis and Schools seeks to offer families a way to spend the Lord's day together in prayer by focusing on the Scriptures, family conversations and meals together. The program, called 52 Sundays, is available in book form or online at 52Sundays.com. (CNS photo/Melissa Moon, Detroit Catholic) See DETROIT-SUNDAYS Feb. 25, 2020.
Pope Francis prays Feb. 22, 2019, the second day of the Vatican meeting on the protection of minors. After the pope convened the historic summit one year ago to address abuse and accountability, much has been done, but still more needs done. (CNS photo/Vatican Media via Reuters) See VATICAN-SUMMIT-ABUSE Feb. 21, 2020.
A mural in El Paisnal, El Salvador, seen in this Jan. 29 photo, features Blessed Oscar Romero and town native Father Rutilio Grande, surrounded by rural men, women and children, the community the Jesuit Father Grande served from 1972 until his March 12, 1977, assassination. Father Grande spoke of his dream of a communal table where everyone, including the poor, had a place to eat and a right to have a say in matters that affected them. (CNS photo/Rhina Guidos) See GRANDE-SAINT-JESUIT March 8, 2017.