Women religious honored for work on pandemic’s front lines
Callista Gingrich, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, poses for a photo with Claretian Missionary Sister Jolanda Kafka, president of the International Union of Superiors General, and Sally Axworthy, the British ambassador to the Holy See, June 23, 2020, in Rome before the online symposium, "Women Religious on the Frontlines." (CNS photo/courtesy of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See) See COVID-WOMEN-RELIGIOUS June 23, 2020.

Women religious honored for work on pandemic’s front lines

Callista Gingrich, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, poses for a photo with Claretian Missionary Sister Jolanda Kafka, president of the International Union of Superiors General, and Sally Axworthy,…

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Devotion to Sacred Heart increases in Mexico during pandemic
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador displays images of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at a March 18, 2020, news conference. Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus runs deep in Mexico, especially in times of crisis and pandemics. (CNS screen grab/www.milenio.com) See COVID-MEXICO-SACRED-HEART June 22, 2020.

Devotion to Sacred Heart increases in Mexico during pandemic

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador displays images of the Sacred Heart of Jesus at a March 18, 2020, news conference. Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus runs deep…

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Christian leaders: Israeli occupation of Palestine is cause of conflict
Palestinians argue with Israeli soldiers during a June 19, 2020, protest near Hebron, West Bank. Three retired Christian leaders released a new statement amid growing tensions over Israel's U.S.-sanctioned bid to officially annex parts of the West Bank, including the Jordan Valley. (CNS photo/Mussa Qawasma, Reuters) See HOLY-LAND-JUSTICE June 23, 2020.

Christian leaders: Israeli occupation of Palestine is cause of conflict

Palestinians argue with Israeli soldiers during a June 19, 2020, protest near Hebron, West Bank. Three retired Christian leaders released a new statement amid growing tensions over Israel's U.S.-sanctioned bid…

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Catholics urged to pray, reflect, act to safeguard religious freedom
This is the logo for Religious Freedom Week. The observance begins June 22 this year. (CNS photo/courtesy USCCB) See USCCB-RELIGIOUS-FREEDOM-WEEK June 19, 2020.

Catholics urged to pray, reflect, act to safeguard religious freedom

This is the logo for Religious Freedom Week. The observance begins June 22 this year. CNS photo/courtesy USCCB. ARLINGTON, Va. (CNS) -- The U.S. bishops are urging Catholics to "pray,…

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Chicago faith communities lead peaceful protest against racism
"Black Lives Matter" advocates in Chicago march for racial equality June 12, 2020. St. Agatha Parish, located in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, co-sponsored the "In the Spirit of King" event. (CNS photo/Karen Callaway, Chicago Catholic) See story to come.

Chicago faith communities lead peaceful protest against racism

"Black Lives Matter" advocates in Chicago march for racial equality June 12, 2020. St. Agatha Parish, located in Chicago's North Lawndale neighborhood, co-sponsored the "In the Spirit of King" event.…

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Jesuit astronomer becomes 11th to have an asteroid named in his honor
Jesuit Father Chris Corbally, an astronomer with the Vatican Observatory, celebrates Mass for members of the facility's Faith and Astronomy Workshop at the Redemptorist Renewal Center Jan. 13, 2016, in Tucson, Arizona. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) See ASTEROID-CORBALLY June 22, 2020.

Jesuit astronomer becomes 11th to have an asteroid named in his honor

Jesuit Father Chris Corbally, an astronomer with the Vatican Observatory, celebrates Mass for members of the facility's Faith and Astronomy Workshop at the Redemptorist Renewal Center Jan. 13, 2016, in…

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