Rome diocese to resume pilgrimage schedule, starting with Lourdes
A file photo shows Mass being celebrated in the grotto at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in France. Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, papal vicar of Rome, will lead a diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes in August. (CNS photo/Nancy Wiechec) See ROME-PILGRIMAGE-LOURDES June 26, 2020.

Rome diocese to resume pilgrimage schedule, starting with Lourdes

A file photo shows Mass being celebrated in the grotto at the Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes in France. Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, papal vicar of Rome, will lead…

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UAE sends aid to Peru as part of Catholic-Muslim cooperation
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore welcomes pro-lifers in Annapolis, Md., March 4, 2019, during his opening prayer for the Maryland March for Life. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review) See MARYLAND-MARCH-LIFE March 11, 2019.

UAE sends aid to Peru as part of Catholic-Muslim cooperation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- An ongoing dialogue between Catholic and Muslim educators took a very concrete turn June 25 when the United Arab Emirates sent a plane carrying 50 tons…

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Rohingya refugees threatened by pandemic, Caritas warns
Rohingya refugees are evacuated from a boat by locals near the coast of Seunuddon beach in Aceh, Indonesia, June 25, 2020. (CNS photo/Antara Foto, Rahmad via Reuters) See COVID-CARITAS-ROHINGYA June 26, 2020.

Rohingya refugees threatened by pandemic, Caritas warns

Rohingya refugees are evacuated from a boat by locals near the coast of Seunuddon beach in Aceh, Indonesia, June 25, 2020. CNS photo/Antara Foto, Rahmad via Reuters VATICAN CITY (CNS)…

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Supreme Court says asylum-seekers can’t challenge deportations
A migrant woman bathes her son outside their tent at a migrant encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, April 30, 2020, where more than 2,000 people live while seeking asylum in the U.S, as the spread of the coronavirus continues. In a 7-2 decision June 25 the Supreme Court ruled that immigrants whose requests for asylum were rejected may not contest the denials in federal court. (CNS photo/Daniel Becerril, Reuters) See SCOTUS-ASYLUM June 25, 2020.

Supreme Court says asylum-seekers can’t challenge deportations

A migrant woman bathes her son outside their tent at a migrant encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, April 30, 2020, where more than 2,000 people live while seeking asylum in the…

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Annual audit shows more than 4,400 allegations of clergy abuse reported
This is the cover of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection annual report on dioceses' compliance with the USCCB's "Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People." It was released June 25, 2020. (CNS photo/USCCB) See USCCB-AUDITS-CHILD-PROTECTION June 25, 2020.

Annual audit shows more than 4,400 allegations of clergy abuse reported

This is the cover of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection annual report on dioceses' compliance with the USCCB's "Charter for the Protection of…

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Trump’s order on foster care backs partnerships with faith-based agencies
President Donald Trump takes questions during a June 24, 2020, news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House. President Trump signed an executive order that same day intended to improve the child welfare system, seeking to strengthen foster care, and adoption programs and to increase partnerships between public, private, faith-based, and community organizations to help keep families together. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) See TRUMP-ORDER-FOSTER-CARE June 25, 2020.

Trump’s order on foster care backs partnerships with faith-based agencies

President Donald Trump takes questions during a June 24, 2020, news conference in the Rose Garden at the White House. President Trump signed an executive order that same day intended…

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North Nashville residents fighting to hold on after tornado
Ivery Frazier's home was damaged by the tornado that tore through her North Nashville neighborhood on March 3. She and others from the community have been working with Catholic Charities of Tennessee staff at the McGruder Family Resource Center to secure help with recovery efforts.

North Nashville residents fighting to hold on after tornado

Ivery Frazier's home was damaged by the tornado that tore through her North Nashville neighborhood on March 3. She and others from the community have been working with Catholic Charities…

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Bishop extends dispensation of Sunday obligation through Aug. 3
Bishop J. Mark Spalding celebrates the Chrism Mass for the Diocese of Nashville in Sagrado Corazon at the Catholic Pastoral Center in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, 16 June 2020. The Mass which is traditionally celebrated during Holy Week was postponed because of the Covid 19 pandemic. Precautions still in effect required social distancing with a much smaller congregation and everyone wearing face masks.

Bishop extends dispensation of Sunday obligation through Aug. 3

Bishop J. Mark Spalding has announced the extension of the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days through Monday, Aug. 3, to protect people from…

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