Limburg Bishop Georg Batzing, president of the German bishops' conference, celebrates one of the first public services in the Basilica of Our Lady in Kevelaer May 1, 2020, as churches began reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Gottfried Bohl, KNA) See COVID-EUROPE-CHURCH May 8, 2020.
Vendors sell produce in the open-air San Cosimato market in Rome's Trastevere neighborhood May 8, 2020. Many of the stall owners are struggling after weeks of a government-ordered lockdown to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. (CNS photo/Cindy Wooden) See COVID-BUSINESS-SOLIDARITY May 8, 2020.
Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, council president of the Protestant Church in Germany, and Limburg Bishop Georg Batzing, president of the German bishops' conference, lead a service to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II at the Berlin cathedral May 8, 2020. (CNS photo/Christian Ditsch, epd pool via Reuters) See WWII-GERMANY-CHURCHES May 8, 2020.
Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strohm, council president of the Protestant Church in Germany, and Limburg Bishop Georg Batzing, president of the German bishops' conference, lead a service to commemorate the 75th anniversary…
Students at St. Mary of the Purification Montessori School in Houston walk by a statue of St. Martin de Porres in this 2019 photo. U.S. Catholic schools are moving to avert fiscal disaster amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/James Ramos, Texas Catholic Herald) See CATHOLIC-SCHOOLS-FINANCES May 6, 2020.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is seen in this 2018 file photo at the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See JUSTICE-LETTER-DOLAN-POLITICS May 4, 2020.
Auxiliary Bishop Joel M. Konzen of Atlanta, second from right who served as the administrator for the Archdiocese of Atlanta until an archbishop was appointed, extends the crosier to the seventh archbishop of Atlanta, Gregory J. Hartmayer, a Conventual Franciscan friar, at Cathedral of Christ the King May 6, 2020, during a Mass of Installation. (CNS photo/Michael Alexander, Georgia Bulletin) See HARTMAYER-INSTALLATION May 7, 2020.