Pope creates fund for workers in Rome struggling in wake of pandemic
A woman speaks on the phone in front of a shuttered tourist agency in Rome's famous Piazza Navona June 1, 2020. Pope Francis has created a fund to help those left struggling economically in Rome in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Cindy Wooden) See POPE-WORKERS-FUND June 9, 2020.

Pope creates fund for workers in Rome struggling in wake of pandemic

A woman speaks on the phone in front of a shuttered tourist agency in Rome's famous Piazza Navona June 1, 2020. Pope Francis has created a fund to help those…

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Tanzanian Catholic diocese works to protect girls from abuse
Young women are seen in the garden at the Jipe Moyo center in Musoma, Tanzania. Jipe Moyo, a program of the Musoma Diocese, cares for children who have been living on the street or have been abused. (CNS photo/CNS photo/Sean Sprague, courtesy Maryknoll) See TANZANIA-GENDER-VIOLENCE to come.

Tanzanian Catholic diocese works to protect girls from abuse

Young women are seen in the garden at the Jipe Moyo center in Musoma, Tanzania. Jipe Moyo, a program of the Musoma Diocese, cares for children who have been living…

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As Quebec nuns die of COVID-19, government vows to help
A man walks across the "Rosary Bridge" in 2017 at the shrine of Cap-de-la-Madeleine in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. It's been reported that six sisters of Saint Anne and six Ursulines from Trois-Rivieres have died of COVID-19 so far in 2020. (CNS photo/Philippe Vaillancourt, Presence) See COVID-QUEBEC-NUNS June 8, 2020.

As Quebec nuns die of COVID-19, government vows to help

A man walks across the "Rosary Bridge" in 2017 at the shrine of Cap-de-la-Madeleine in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec. It's been reported that six sisters of Saint Anne and six Ursulines from…

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Update: More Catholic bishops, laity join in ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests
Josephite Father Cornelius Ejiogu, pastor of St. Luke Parish in Washington, leads a prayerful protest outside the White House in Washington June 8, 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/Bob Roller) See FLOYD-PRIESTS-PROTEST June 8, 2020.

Update: More Catholic bishops, laity join in ‘Black Lives Matter’ protests

Josephite Father Cornelius Ejiogu, pastor of St. Luke Parish in Washington, leads a prayerful protest outside the White House in Washington June 8, 2020, following the death of George Floyd,…

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Update: Prayer vigils, protests, bishops’ homilies echo call for racial justice
A demonstrator in Washington reacts during a protest against racial inequality June 6, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer in Minnesota was caught on a bystander's video May 25 pressing his knee into the neck of George Floyd, an African American, who was later pronounced dead at a hospital. (CNS photo/Eric Thayer, Reuters) See FLOYD-PROTESTS-HOMILIES-ROUNDUP June 8, 2020.

Update: Prayer vigils, protests, bishops’ homilies echo call for racial justice

A demonstrator in Washington reacts during a protest against racial inequality June 6, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer in Minnesota was caught on a bystander's video May…

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USCCB, other Catholic groups urge court to protect faith-based foster care
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen in this 2018 file photo. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) See SCOTUS-BRIEFS-FOSTER June 8, 2020.

USCCB, other Catholic groups urge court to protect faith-based foster care

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington is seen in this 2018 file photo. CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn . WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference…

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