Marking World Environment Day, pope says: Don’t look the other way
Birds search for food on trash collected by a log boom on a river in Klang, Malaysia, on World Environment Day, June 5, 2020. The theme of World Environment Day 2020 is "Celebrate Biodiversity." (CNS photo/Lim Huey Teng, Reuters) See POPE-ENVIRONMENT-MESSAGE June 5, 2020.

Marking World Environment Day, pope says: Don’t look the other way

Birds search for food on trash collected by a log boom on a river in Klang, Malaysia, on World Environment Day, June 5, 2020. The theme of World Environment Day…

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African bishops call for solidarity, including debt cancellation
A businesswoman wearing a protective mask is seen through the window of her mud-walled home in Nairobi, Kenya, May 25, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Africa's Catholic bishops have called on the donor countries and agencies to exercise solidarity with the continent, including canceling debt, as the pandemic continues to hit hard. (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters) See COVID-SECAM-AFRICA-DEBT June 4, 2020.

African bishops call for solidarity, including debt cancellation

A businesswoman wearing a protective mask is seen through the window of her mud-walled home in Nairobi, Kenya, May 25, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Africa's Catholic bishops have called…

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China makes preaching patriotism compulsory to reopen churches
A file photo shows a priest hearing confession at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Beijing. The Chinese government said that in addition to meeting health requirements after the COVID-19 outbreak, priests must "preach on patriotism" as a condition for reopening their churches. (CNS photo/Damir Sagolj, Reuters) See COVID-CHINA-CHURCHES-OPEN June 4, 2020.

China makes preaching patriotism compulsory to reopen churches

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After ‘taking a knee,’ border bishop gets a call from the pope
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, kneels at El Paso's Memorial Park holding a "Black Lives Matter" sign June 1, 2020. After "taking a knee" during that demonstration in solidarity with George Floyd -- an unarmed black man said to have spent several minutes under a Minnesota police officer's knee before becoming unconscious and later dying -- Bishop Seitz received a call from Pope Francis. (CNS photo/Fernie Ceniceros, courtesy Diocese of El Paso) See SEITZ-KNEE-POPE and SEITZ-FLOYD-STATEMENT June 4, 2020.

After ‘taking a knee,’ border bishop gets a call from the pope

Bishop Mark J. Seitz of the Diocese of El Paso, Texas, kneels at El Paso's Memorial Park holding a "Black Lives Matter" sign June 1, 2020. After "taking a knee"…

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African American Catholic leaders urge justice, action to address racism
Women embrace during a protest outside Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis May 29, 2020, following the death of George Floyd, an unarmed African American man whose neck was pinned to the ground by police for more than eight minutes before he was taken to the hospital. (CNS photo/Eric Miller, Reuters) See SANTEGIDIO-FARRELL-US-PEACE June 5, 2020.

African American Catholic leaders urge justice, action to address racism

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Update: Trump visits shrine on anniversary of St. John Paul II visit to Poland
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose outside the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington June 2, 2020, the 41st anniversary of beginning of pope's 1979 historic visit to Poland. (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters) See TRUMP-JPII-SHRINE June 2, 2020.

Update: Trump visits shrine on anniversary of St. John Paul II visit to Poland

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pose outside the St. John Paul II National Shrine in Washington June 2, 2020, the 41st anniversary of beginning of pope's…

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