Supreme Court says federal law protects LGBT workers from discrimination
In this 2015 file photo, LGBTQ supporters wave a flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled June 15, 2020, that federal anti-discrimination laws protect gay and transgender employees from discrimination. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) See SCOTUS-LGBT-EMPLOYEES June 15, 2020.

Supreme Court says federal law protects LGBT workers from discrimination

In this 2015 file photo, LGBTQ supporters wave a flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The court ruled June 15, 2020, that federal anti-discrimination laws protect gay and…

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Religious freedom commission: U.S. cannot ignore northeast Syria
A file photo shows displaced Syrian women and children who fled from Idlib province gathering around a fire in Afrin. (CNS photo/Khalil Ashawi, Reuters) See RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM-NORTHEAST-SYRIA June 11, 2020.

Religious freedom commission: U.S. cannot ignore northeast Syria

AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has urged Washington to take concrete actions to safeguard religious freedoms established in northeast Syria, an area imperiled…

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Sao Paulo church launches campaign to keep people home during pandemic
An employee checks the temperature of a woman before she enters a shop in Sao Paulo June 10, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Amanda Perobelli, Reuters) See COVID-POPE-BRAZIL and COVID-SAO-PAULO-CAMPAIGN June 11, 2020.

Sao Paulo church launches campaign to keep people home during pandemic

An employee checks the temperature of a woman before she enters a shop in Sao Paulo June 10, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. CNS photo/Amanda Perobelli, Reuters SAO PAULO (CNS)…

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Congo’s new Ebola outbreak adds strain as agencies respond to COVID-19
Teachers take part in a training program in Goma, Congo, June 5, 2020, for the preventive measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19. As Congo battles the pandemic, a new Ebola outbreak has resurfaced in the northwest, as authorities prepared to declare the end of the main Ebola epidemic in three eastern provinces. (CNS photo/Carolina Meroni, courtesy AVSI) See CONGO-EBOLA-STRAIN June 11, 2020.

Congo’s new Ebola outbreak adds strain as agencies respond to COVID-19

Teachers take part in a training program in Goma, Congo, June 5, 2020, for the preventive measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19. As Congo battles the pandemic, a new…

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Catholic activist has been anti-hunger, anti-war, not ‘antifa,’ friends say
Martin Gugino, a 75-year-old protester and longtime Catholic Worker peace activist, lies on the ground after he was shoved by two Buffalo police officers June 4, 2020, during a protest against police violence against minorities. (CNS photo/Jamie Quinn, Reuters) See GUGINO-PEACE-ACTIVIST June 11, 2020.

Catholic activist has been anti-hunger, anti-war, not ‘antifa,’ friends say

Martin Gugino, a 75-year-old protester and longtime Catholic Worker peace activist, lies on the ground after he was shoved by two Buffalo police officers June 4, 2020, during a protest…

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Access to broadband may be one of the defining issues of our time
A sign advertising high-speed internet lays against a street sign in New Market, Tenn., March 25, 2020. Much of this rural Tennessee community does not have access to broadband internet. (CNS photo/Caitie McMekin, News Sentinel via Reuters) See IN-DEPTH-BROADBAND-ACCESS June 11, 2020.

Access to broadband may be one of the defining issues of our time

A sign advertising high-speed internet lays against a street sign in New Market, Tenn., March 25, 2020. Much of this rural Tennessee community does not have access to broadband internet.…

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Once homeless himself, shelter director helping others turn lives around
Carl Zawatski, director at St. Francis Shelter in Tucson, Ariz., talks with Sister Jerry Brady, a Sister of Charity of St. Elizabeth, March 10, 2020. (CNS photo/Michael Brown, Catholic Outlook) See ST-FRANCIS-SHELTER-HOSPITALITY to come.

Once homeless himself, shelter director helping others turn lives around

Carl Zawatski, director at St. Francis Shelter in Tucson, Ariz., talks with Sister Jerry Brady, a Sister of Charity of St. Elizabeth, March 10, 2020. CNS photo/Michael Brown, Catholic Outlook…

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