100 years after canonization, Joan of Arc remains a symbol for many
A statue of St. Joan of Arc is seen in the courtyard of the headquarters of the National Front political party in Nanterre, France, in this 2012 photo. This year, the Catholic Church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the canonization of St. Joan of Arc, whose image transcends political divisions. (CNS photo/Charles Platiau, Reuters) See JOAN-OF-ARC June 29, 2020.

100 years after canonization, Joan of Arc remains a symbol for many

A statue of St. Joan of Arc is seen in the courtyard of the headquarters of the National Front political party in Nanterre, France, in this 2012 photo. This year,…

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Mexican bishops call for more robust response to COVID-19 crisis
The body of a man, who died from the COVID 19, lies on a stretcher at San Isidro crematory in Mexico City June 29, 2020. (CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters) See COVID-MEXICO-BISHOPS June 30, 2020.

Mexican bishops call for more robust response to COVID-19 crisis

The body of a man, who died from the COVID 19, lies on a stretcher at San Isidro crematory in Mexico City June 29, 2020. CNS photo/Edgard Garrido, Reuters MEXICO…

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Pope prays for Poles who asked him to intervene in abuse cases
This is a screenshot from the website dosckrzywdy.pl/eng/. Pope Francis said he is praying for Catholics who asked him to intervene in Poland's abuse cases. (CNS screenshot/dosckrzywdy.pl.) See VATICAN-POPE-POLAND-ABUSE June 30, 2020.

Pope prays for Poles who asked him to intervene in abuse cases

This is a screenshot from the website dosckrzywdy.pl/eng/. Pope Francis said he is praying for Catholics who asked him to intervene in Poland's abuse cases. CNS screenshot/dosckrzywdy.pl. VATICAN CITY (CNS)…

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Update: Catholic leaders denounce rejection of federal death penalty appeal
People hold signs during a candlelight prayer vigil Dec. 8, 2019, held to oppose the Trump administration's plan to reinstate the federal death penalty. (CNS photo/David Maung) See SCOTUS-FEDERAL-DEATH-PENALTY June 29, 2020.

Update: Catholic leaders denounce rejection of federal death penalty appeal

People hold signs during a candlelight prayer vigil Dec. 8, 2019, held to oppose the Trump administration's plan to reinstate the federal death penalty. CNS photo/David Maung WASHINGTON (CNS) --…

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U.S. Catholic media must inspire unity amid division, pope says
Pope Francis is seen in a file photo making a point. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See CMC-VIRTUAL-POPE June 30, 2020.

U.S. Catholic media must inspire unity amid division, pope says

Pope Francis is seen in a file photo making a point. CNS photo/Paul Haring VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Catholic media outlets in the United States are called to break down…

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Update: Court says tax credit program can’t exclude religious schools
Montana resident Kendra Espinoza, a key plaintiff in a religious rights case involving school choice, poses for a photo in front of the U.S. Supreme Court with her daughters Sarah and Naomi Jan. 19, 2020. The court ruled June 30 that religious schools can not be excluded from Montana's school tax-credit program. (CNS photo/Will Dunham, Reuters) See SCOTUS-TAX-CREDIT June 30, 2020.

Update: Court says tax credit program can’t exclude religious schools

Montana resident Kendra Espinoza, a key plaintiff in a religious rights case involving school choice, poses for a photo in front of the U.S. Supreme Court with her daughters Sarah…

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Court’s abortion ruling continues ‘cruel precedent,’ says bishop
Pro-life activists gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 29, 2020. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters) See SCOTUS-ABORTION June 29, 2020.

Court’s abortion ruling continues ‘cruel precedent,’ says bishop

Pro-life activists gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 29, 2020. CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters. WASHINGTON. The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for Pro-Life…

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