Pope sets up new commission to study women deacons
Pope Francis accepts offertory gifts from indigenous people as he celebrates the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon at the Vatican in this Oct. 27, 2019, file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-WOMEN-DEACONS-STUDY April 8, 2020.

Pope sets up new commission to study women deacons

Pope Francis accepts offertory gifts from indigenous people as he celebrates the concluding Mass of the Synod of Bishops for the Amazon at the Vatican in this Oct. 27, 2019,…

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Update: Pope offers blessing for Holy Saturday online showing of Shroud of Turin
Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, papal custodian of the Shroud of Turin, stands in front of the shroud during a preview for journalists in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Turin, Italy, April 18. A public exposition of the shroud, believed by many to be the burial cloth of Jesus, runs from April 19 through June 24, 2015. CNS photo/Paul Haring

Update: Pope offers blessing for Holy Saturday online showing of Shroud of Turin

Archbishop Cesare Nosiglia of Turin, papal custodian of the Shroud of Turin, stands in front of the shroud during a preview for journalists in the Cathedral of St. John the…

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Update: Papal preacher: Pandemic rouses world from ‘delusion of omnipotence’
Pope Francis lies prostrate as he leads the Good Friday Liturgy of the Lord's Passion April 10, 2020, at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Andrew Medichini, pool via Reuters) See POPE-GOOD-FRIDAY April 10, 2020.

Update: Papal preacher: Pandemic rouses world from ‘delusion of omnipotence’

Pope Francis lies prostrate as he leads the Good Friday Liturgy of the Lord's Passion April 10, 2020, at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter's Basilica at the…

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Dominicans donate 60 beds to a Michigan overflow facility for COVID-19
Movers load a truck with 60 beds, frames and linens March 30, 2020, from the recently closed St. Mary's Retreat House in Oxford, Mich., which will transport the items to an overflow facility for St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, Mich. St. Joseph Mercy Hospital is preparing an auxiliary space to quarantine those suspected of being infected with COVID-19, as numbers of the coronavirus continue to increase. (CNS photo/courtesy St. Mary's Retreat House) See DOMINICANS-MICHIGAN-QUARANTINE-FACILITY April 9, 2020.

Dominicans donate 60 beds to a Michigan overflow facility for COVID-19

Movers load a truck with 60 beds, frames and linens March 30, 2020, from the recently closed St. Mary's Retreat House in Oxford, Mich., which will transport the items to…

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Canadian priest volunteers to be incarcerated rather than leave inmates
Bishop Gary Gordon of Victoria, British Columbia, who is the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops' representative for prison ministry, is pictured in a file photo. (CNS photo/Michael Swan, Catholic Register) See COVID-CANADA-PRIEST-PRISON April 9, 2020.

Canadian priest volunteers to be incarcerated rather than leave inmates

Bishop Gary Gordon of Victoria, British Columbia, who is the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops' representative for prison ministry, is pictured in a file photo. CNS photo/Michael Swan, Catholic Register…

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COVID-19 worries loom on many fronts in rural America
Agricultural workers in Arvin, Calif., clean carrot crops April 3, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters) See COVID-RURAL April 10, 2020.

COVID-19 worries loom on many fronts in rural America

Agricultural workers in Arvin, Calif., clean carrot crops April 3, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters WASHINGTON (CNS Mark Pattison) -- Making a living as a farmer…

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