Life of faith involves both prayer, serving Christ in the poor, pope says
People in need stand in line for food distribution from farmers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 14, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Catholic Church will mark the World Day of the Poor Nov. 15. (CNS photo/Alejandro Amdan, Latin America News Agency via Reuters) See POPE-MESSAGE-POOR to come.

Life of faith involves both prayer, serving Christ in the poor, pope says

People in need stand in line for food distribution from farmers in Buenos Aires, Argentina, May 14, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Catholic Church will mark the World Day…

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Young Italian tech whiz to be beatified in October
Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who used his computer programming skills to spread devotion to the Eucharist, will be beatified Oct. 10, 2020, the Diocese of Assisi announced. Acutis is pictured in an undated photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Sainthood Cause of Carlo Acutis) See ACUTIS-BEATIFICATION-OCTOBER June 15, 2020.

Young Italian tech whiz to be beatified in October

Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who used his computer programming skills to spread devotion to the Eucharist, will be beatified Oct. 10, 2020, the Diocese of Assisi announced. Acutis is…

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Death cannot keep people from God, says bishop recovering from COVID-19
Bishop Derio Olivero of Pinerolo, Italy, gives a homily June 14, 2020, at an outdoor Mass he celebrated to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for him during the 47 days he was hospitalized with COVID-19. After being intubated 17 days and almost dying of the coronavirus, he said the thing that really takes his breath away is how much God loves and cares for each person. (CNS photo/Lino Gandolfo, Vita Diocesana Pinerolese) See COVID-ITALY-BISHOP June 16, 2020.

Death cannot keep people from God, says bishop recovering from COVID-19

Bishop Derio Olivero of Pinerolo, Italy, gives a homily June 14, 2020, at an outdoor Mass he celebrated to thank the doctors and nurses who cared for him during the…

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Women religious, inspired by current protests, also see long road ahead
Mercy Sisters Lisa Griffith and Regina Ward, leaders in the Mercy Education System of the Americas, take part in a peaceful protest June 7, 2020, in Silver Spring, Md. Across the country, women religious have joined in peaceful protests against racial inequality, while others, home for health reasons amid the pandemic, are very much in spirit with the marchers. (CNS photo/courtesy Mercy Sisters of the Americas) See WOMEN-RELIGIOUS-PROTESTS June 15, 2020.

Women religious, inspired by current protests, also see long road ahead

Mercy Sisters Lisa Griffith and Regina Ward, leaders in the Mercy Education System of the Americas, take part in a peaceful protest June 7, 2020, in Silver Spring, Md. Across…

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Georgetown Law School forum examines reforming, transforming police
A police officer and protester in Atlanta acknowledge one another 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/Dustin Chambers, Reuters) See TRANSFORMING-POLICE June 15, 2020.

Georgetown Law School forum examines reforming, transforming police

A police officer and protester in Atlanta acknowledge one another June 1, 2020. Demonstrations continue after a white police officer was caught on a bystander's video May 25 pressing his…

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Update: HHS rule helps ‘restore rights of health care providers,’ say bishops
A nurse listens to the heartbeat of an unidentified woman at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. (CNS photo/J.D. Long-Garcia, The Catholic Sun) See USCCB-HHS-DISCRIMINATION-RULE June 15, 2020.

Update: HHS rule helps ‘restore rights of health care providers,’ say bishops

A nurse listens to the heartbeat of an unidentified woman at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. CNS photo/J.D. Long-Garcia, The Catholic Sun WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The chairmen…

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