Hundreds of thousands forced to flee as attacks continue in Burkina Faso
A displaced Christian woman prays in front of a grotto with a statue of Mary in Kaya, Burkina Faso, May 16, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced out of their homes in Burkina Faso as Christian communities are targeted in a spiral of Islamist killings. (CNS photo/Anne Mimault, Reuters) See BURKINA-FASO-ATTACKS March 2, 2020.

Hundreds of thousands forced to flee as attacks continue in Burkina Faso

A displaced Christian woman prays in front of a grotto with a statue of Mary in Kaya, Burkina Faso, May 16, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced…

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Vatican sends abuse experts to Mexico to help church in safeguarding
Father Jordi Bertomeu Farnos and Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, who investigated clerical sexual abuse in Chile, are seen praying inside a church in Osorno, Chile, June 14, 2018. Pope Francis will send them to Mexico City March 20-27 to help church leaders with safeguarding and to listen to victims. (CNS photo/Fernando Lavoz, Reuters) See VATICAN-MEXICO-ABUSE March 3, 2020.

Vatican sends abuse experts to Mexico to help church in safeguarding

Father Jordi Bertomeu Farnos and Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta, who investigated clerical sexual abuse in Chile, are seen praying inside a church in Osorno, Chile, June 14, 2018. Pope…

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Lourdes shrine closes healing pools as precaution against coronavirus
A girl wearing a coronavirus-related protective face mask is pictured in London March 2, 2020. (CNS photo/Henry Nicholls, Reuters) See CORONAVIRUS-EUROPE March 2, 2020.

Lourdes shrine closes healing pools as precaution against coronavirus

A girl wearing a coronavirus-related protective face mask is pictured in London March 2, 2020. CNS photo/Henry Nicholls, Reuters ROME (CNS) -- As the number of people testing positive for…

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Update: Privacy concerns prompt advice priests not vote in Minnesota primary
Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis is pictured in a Nov. 12, 2019, photo. Citing concerns from the Minnesota Catholic Conference about privacy and partisanship in casting primary votes, Archbishop Hebda suggested in a Feb. 25, 2020, letter to his priests they abstain from voting in Minnesota's upcoming primary on Super Tuesday, March 3. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See HEBDA-PRIESTS-PRIMARY-VOTING March 2, 2020.

Update: Privacy concerns prompt advice priests not vote in Minnesota primary

Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis is pictured in a Nov. 12, 2019, photo. Citing concerns from the Minnesota Catholic Conference about privacy and partisanship in casting…

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Visit with immigrant detainees shows bishops the love of family
Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington, center, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration and retired Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden of Baltimore speak with Deacon Chris Schwartz of the Archdiocese of Washington, during a March 2, 2020, trip to Howard County Detention Center in Jessup, Md., for prayer and conversation with migrant detainees held by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (CNS photo/Jim Waterbury, courtesy In Solidarity) See BISHOPS-PRAYER-IMMIGRANT-DETAINEES March 2, 2020.

Visit with immigrant detainees shows bishops the love of family

Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington, center, chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Migration and retired Auxiliary Bishop Denis J. Madden of Baltimore speak with Deacon Chris Schwartz…

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Dad’s quest to find son’s killer shines light on prescription drug crisis
Dan Schneider, a member of Most Holy Trinity Parish in Covington, La., pictured Feb. 14, 2020, was a pharmacist in the civil jurisdiction of St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana in 1999 when his son Danny was killed in New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. His first crusade to find his son's killer and, then, a second crusade to close down a "pill mill" in New Orleans East took fortitude and perseverance and reliance on his Catholic faith. (CNS photo/Frank J. Methe, Clarion Herald) See PHARMACIST-FAITH-CRUSADE to come.

Dad’s quest to find son’s killer shines light on prescription drug crisis

Dan Schneider, a member of Most Holy Trinity Parish in Covington, La., pictured Feb. 14, 2020, was a pharmacist in the civil jurisdiction of St. Bernard Parish in Louisiana in…

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