Papal task force to help bishops, religious write, revise abuse guidelines
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore welcomes pro-lifers in Annapolis, Md., March 4, 2019, during his opening prayer for the Maryland March for Life. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review) See MARYLAND-MARCH-LIFE March 11, 2019.

Papal task force to help bishops, religious write, revise abuse guidelines

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis has set up a task force of qualified experts and canon lawyers to help bishops' conferences and congregations of men and women religious with…

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Trinidad and Tobago archbishop apologizes at Black Power 50th anniversary
Traditional African dancers take part in the opening procession during an Ash Wednesday service Feb. 26, 2020, outside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Port of Spain, Trinidad, commemorating the Black Power Revolution's 50th anniversary. (CNS photo/Laura Ann Phillips) See TRINIDAD-BLACK-POWER-CHURCH Feb. 28, 2020.

Trinidad and Tobago archbishop apologizes at Black Power 50th anniversary

Traditional African dancers take part in the opening procession during an Ash Wednesday service Feb. 26, 2020, outside the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Port of Spain, Trinidad, commemorating…

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Post-hurricane partnership is rejuvenating homes, communities in Bahamas
Archbishop Patrick C. Pinder of Nassau, Bahamas, and Sean O'Neill, head of office for Caritas in Grand Bahama, front, leave a damaged home after discussing project details of a Caritas home rehab and plans for a resiliency center near Freeport Feb. 19, 2020. The location was one of several visited by a delegation of Archdiocese of Miami Catholic Charities senior staff during a Feb. 19-21 trip to see rebuilding projects underway since Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas in September 2019. (CNS photo/Tom Tracy) See CARITAS-ARCHDIOCESE-REHAB-HOMES Feb. 27, 2020.

Post-hurricane partnership is rejuvenating homes, communities in Bahamas

Archbishop Patrick C. Pinder of Nassau, Bahamas, and Sean O'Neill, head of office for Caritas in Grand Bahama, front, leave a damaged home after discussing project details of a Caritas…

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Houston Catholic recalls standing her ground on train by staying seated
Gertrudejane Holliday Stone, a parishioner of St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, is seen here meeting with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., alongside her husband, Dr. John Stone, during a Houston visit in the 1960s. In 1955, Getrudejane Holliday Stone challenged authorities on a train bound for Houston who demanded she change her seat because of her skin color. (CNS photo/courtesy of Gertrudejane Holliday Stone) See BLACK-HISTORY-STONE Feb. 27, 2020.

Houston Catholic recalls standing her ground on train by staying seated

Gertrudejane Holliday Stone, a parishioner of St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church, is seen here meeting with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., alongside her husband, Dr. John Stone,…

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Pro-life pregnancy center to open next to Planned Parenthood in Baltimore
A new pro-life pregnancy center will be located right next to this Planned Parenthood facility in downtown Baltimore when it opens in July 2020. (CNS photo/George P. Matysek Jr., Catholic Review) See PRO-LIFE-CENTER-BALTIMORE Febv. 26, 2020.

Pro-life pregnancy center to open next to Planned Parenthood in Baltimore

A new pro-life pregnancy center will be located right next to this Planned Parenthood facility in downtown Baltimore when it opens in July 2020. CNS photo/George P. Matysek Jr., Catholic…

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Update: Social justice lobby’s roundtable tour reveals rural needs
Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington Feb. 25, 2020. Also pictured is Lawrence O'Donnell, host of MSNBC's "The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell." (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) See NETWORK-RURAL-ROUNDTABLE Feb. 25, 2020.

Update: Social justice lobby’s roundtable tour reveals rural needs

Sister Simone Campbell, executive director of Network, a Catholic social justice lobby, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington Feb. 25, 2020. Also pictured is Lawrence O'Donnell, host of…

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Obispo salvadoreño, contemporáneo de san Óscar Romero, muere a los 89
Retired Bishop Eduardo Alas Alfaro, a Salvadoran prelate and contemporary of St. Oscar Romero, died Feb. 27, 2020, at age 89. He is pictured in an undated photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Carmen Lara) See OBIT-ALAS Feb. 27, 2020.

Obispo salvadoreño, contemporáneo de san Óscar Romero, muere a los 89

El obispo emérito Eduardo Alas Alfaro, un prelado salvadoreño y contemporáneo de san Oscar Romero, murió el 27 de febrero de 2020, a los 89 años. Fue el primer prelado…

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