Life and death: Pandemic forces world to confront its greatest fear
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, stands in his office June 1, 2020. Archbishop Paglia said the coronavirus pandemic has forced humanity to confront its own mortality and is an opportunity for Catholics to reflect on death not as an end but as "a passage." (CNS photo/Junno Arocho Esteves) See VATICAN-LETTER-DEATH-PAGLIA June 3, 2020.

Life and death: Pandemic forces world to confront its greatest fear

Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, stands in his office June 1, 2020. Archbishop Paglia said the coronavirus pandemic has forced humanity to confront its own…

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To fight racism, Catholics must hunger for justice like we do for Eucharist
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.

To fight racism, Catholics must hunger for justice like we do for Eucharist

Responding to editors' requests for a regular sampling of current commentary from around the Catholic press, here is an unsigned editorial called: "To fight racism, Catholics must hunger for justice…

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Faith Alive, No. 27, Part 1: The pandemic and the human family’s bonds
This meme accompanies Part 1 of Faith Alive! No. 27. (CNS illustration; photo by Tyler Orsburn) See FAITH-ALIVE 27 May 28, 2020.

Faith Alive, No. 27, Part 1: The pandemic and the human family’s bonds

This meme accompanies Part 1 of Faith Alive! No. 27. CNS illustration; photo by Tyler Orsburn As the COVID-19 pandemic made its way around the globe in 2020, people of…

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Faith Alive, No. 27, Part 2: Catholics are people who wait — and people who love
This meme accompanies Part 2 of Faith Alive! No. 27. (CNS illustration; photo by Brendan McDermid, Reuters) See FAITH-ALIVE 27 May 28, 2020.

Faith Alive, No. 27, Part 2: Catholics are people who wait — and people who love

This meme accompanies Part 2 of Faith Alive! No. 27. CNS illustration; photo by Brendan McDermid, Reuters. We are waiting. Waiting for what? We don’t really know. We used to…

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A medida que aumenta la pobreza, parroquias mexicanas alientan a vecinos a ayudar
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.

A medida que aumenta la pobreza, parroquias mexicanas alientan a vecinos a ayudar

Paola Díaz Hernández y Daniela Paredes, voluntarios de la parroquia San Ignacio de Loyola en Chalco, México, preparan vales para pollos donados por un carnicero local en los suburbios de…

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América Latina se convierte en el centro de la pandemia e iglesias enfrentan hambre
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.

América Latina se convierte en el centro de la pandemia e iglesias enfrentan hambre

Diego Ramírez, padre soltero de tres adolescentes en Guatemala, se para entre su familia y gallinas en esta foto sin fecha. Después de que el restaurante y el mercado donde…

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Obispos dicen estar ‘asqueados’ por muerte de Floyd, condenan racismo
Protesters in Minneapolis gather at the scene May 27, 2020, where George Floyd, an unarmed black man, was pinned down by a police officer kneeling on his neck before later dying in hospital May 25. (CNS photo/Eric Miller, Reuters)

Obispos dicen estar ‘asqueados’ por muerte de Floyd, condenan racismo

Un grupo de manifestantes en Minneapolis se reúne el 27 de mayo de 2020 en el sitio donde George Floyd, un afroamericano desarmado, fue tirado contra el suelo por un…

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