Update: Aid agencies warn of Yemen’s health care collapse, famine risk
Children wearing protective masks look out the window of their home in Sanaa, Yemen, June 7, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Khaled Abdullah, Reuters) See COVID-YEMEN-COLLAPSE June 17, 2020.

Update: Aid agencies warn of Yemen’s health care collapse, famine risk

Children wearing protective masks look out the window of their home in Sanaa, Yemen, June 7, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic.CNS photo/Khaled Abdullah, Reuters AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- CAFOD and…

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Racism in any form is intolerable, Vatican official says at U.N. hearing
A protester confronts police during a "Black Lives Matter" protest in Brisbane, Australia, June 17, 2020, following the death of American George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after being pinned to the ground under a Minneapolis police officer's knee for several minutes. (CNS photo/Darren England/AAP Image via Reuters) See VATICAN-RACISM-UN June 18, 2020.

Racism in any form is intolerable, Vatican official says at U.N. hearing

A protester confronts police during a "Black Lives Matter" protest in Brisbane, Australia, June 17, 2020, following the death of American George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died after…

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Setting of execution dates for federal death-row prisoners denounced
U.S. Attorney General William Barr is seen at the White House in Washington June 15, 2020. (CNS photo/Leah Millis, Reuters) See EXECUTION-DATES June 16, 2020.

Setting of execution dates for federal death-row prisoners denounced

U.S. Attorney General William Barr is seen at the White House in Washington June 15, 2020.CNS photo/Leah Millis, Reuters WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Critics of the death penalty denounced the decision…

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Catholic educators work to ease blow of pandemic-induced school closings
Students play the roles of DNA analysts working in a forensic lab at the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore, in this 2012 file photo. The Catholic school, which began educating girls in 1847 with alumni that include House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, closed its doors for good at the end of the 2019-2020 school year. (CNS photo/Catholic Review) See IN-DEPTH-SCHOOLS-IMPACT June 17, 2020.

Catholic educators work to ease blow of pandemic-induced school closings

Students play the roles of DNA analysts working in a forensic lab at the Institute of Notre Dame in Baltimore, in this 2012 file photo. The Catholic school, which began…

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Armed with prayers and signs, young immigrants hail high court’s decision
News crews film supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program holding signs and cheering at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 18, 2020, after the justices handed down a 5-4 ruling rejecting President Donald Trump's executive order to cancel DACA. The program was established by the Obama administration to provide legal protections and work authorization to immigrants brought to the U.S. as children by their parents without legal documents. (CNS photo/Rhina Guidos) See DACA-REACT-ROUNDUP and SCOTUS-DACA June 18, 2020.

Armed with prayers and signs, young immigrants hail high court’s decision

News crews film supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program holding signs and cheering at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 18, 2020, after the justices handed…

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Lockdown has increased risk of grooming, abuse of minors, says expert
Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, is pictured in a 2019 file photo. The increased screen time and isolation because of quarantine measures or restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic have put vulnerable minors at greater risk of grooming and abuse online, Father Zollner said. CNS photo/Paul Haring

Lockdown has increased risk of grooming, abuse of minors, says expert

Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, is pictured in a 2019 file photo. The increased screen time and isolation because of…

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