Selection of quotes from Pope Francis on equality, fraternity, racism
Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in 2015 at the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts) See POPE-QUOTES-RACISM-EQUALITY June 2, 2020.

Selection of quotes from Pope Francis on equality, fraternity, racism

Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress in 2015 at the House Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington. CNS photo/Joshua Roberts. VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Here are…

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As Latin America becomes center of pandemic, churches confront hunger
Diego Ramirez, a single father of three teenage girls in Guatemala, stands among his family and chickens in this undated photo. With the restaurant and market where Ramirez had been working shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic, he is now selling off his chickens, one by one, to keep his family financially afloat. Facing an uncertain future, his faith keeps him going. (CNS photo/courtesy Unbound) See COVID-LATAM-ROUNDUP June 1, 2020.

As Latin America becomes center of pandemic, churches confront hunger

Diego Ramirez, a single father of three teenage girls in Guatemala, stands among his family and chickens in this undated photo. With the restaurant and market where Ramirez had been…

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As poverty rises, Mexican parishes encourage neighbors to help neighbors
Paola Diaz Hernandez and Daniela Paredes -- volunteers at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish in Chalco, Mexico -- prepare vouchers for free chickens donated by a local butcher in suburban Mexico City. The pair volunteer with a parish food bank that was initiated during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/David Agren) See COVID-MEXICO-NEIGHBORS June 1, 2020.

As poverty rises, Mexican parishes encourage neighbors to help neighbors

Paola Diaz Hernandez and Daniela Paredes -- volunteers at St. Ignatius of Loyola Parish in Chalco, Mexico -- prepare vouchers for free chickens donated by a local butcher in suburban…

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Update: Bishops around U.S. express sorrow over Floyd killing, racism
Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis June 1, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video May 25 pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an African American, who later died at a hospital. (CNS photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters)

Update: Bishops around U.S. express sorrow over Floyd killing, racism

Terrence Floyd, the brother of George Floyd, reacts at a makeshift memorial at the spot where he was taken into custody in Minneapolis June 1, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a…

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Louisville cathedral damaged as protests over Floyd death turn violent
Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption's rectory in Louisville, Ky., are seen May 30, 2020. They were boarded up with plywood after several were broken amid an anti-police protest that began the day before. (CNS photo/Marnie McAllister, The Record) See FLOYD-PROTESTS-LOUISVILLE May 31, 2020.

Louisville cathedral damaged as protests over Floyd death turn violent

Windows of the Cathedral of the Assumption's rectory in Louisville, Ky., are seen May 30, 2020. They were boarded up with plywood after several were broken amid an anti-police protest…

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Supreme Court rejects appeals to lift restrictions on congregation size
Franciscan friars pray at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Butler, N.J., April 11, 2020. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals to lift restrictions limiting congregation sizes May 29 during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran) See SCOTUS-CHURCHES-RESTRICTIONS June 1, 2020.

Supreme Court rejects appeals to lift restrictions on congregation size

Franciscan friars pray at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Butler, N.J., April 11, 2020. The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals to lift restrictions limiting congregation sizes May 29 during…

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