As Congo turns 60, cardinal says the country has failed
Congolese Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo of Kinshasa is pictured in a file photo. As Congo celebrated 60 years of independence from Belgium, Cardinal Ambongo said the "great dreams" of the people had been shuttered by successive regimes. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) See CONGO-INDEPENDENCE-AMBONGO July 1, 2020.

As Congo turns 60, cardinal says the country has failed

Congolese Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo of Kinshasa is pictured in a file photo. As Congo celebrated 60 years of independence from Belgium, Cardinal Ambongo said the "great dreams" of the people…

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Vatican’s top diplomat meets about Mideast with U.S., Israeli ambassadors
Demonstrators take part in a rally in Gaza City July 1, 2020, as Palestinians called for a "day of rage" to protest Israel's plan to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. (CNS photo/Mohammed Salem, Reuters) See VATICAN-PAROLIN-MIDEAST July 2, 2020.

Vatican’s top diplomat meets about Mideast with U.S., Israeli ambassadors

Demonstrators take part in a rally in Gaza City July 1, 2020, as Palestinians called for a "day of rage" to protest Israel's plan to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied…

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Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice
Gabriel Dy-Liacco, a psychotherapist and one of the founding members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, is pictured a file photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Gabriel Dy-Liacco, Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors) See VATICAN-LETTER-SAFEGUARDING-VISION July 2, 2020.

Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice

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Florida bishops hail new law on parental consent before minor has abortion
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is seen during a news conference in Tallahassee June 29, 2020. (CNS photo/USA TODAY NETWORK, Tori Lynn Schneider, Tallahassee Democrat via Reuters) See ABORTION-FLORIDA July 1, 2020.

Florida bishops hail new law on parental consent before minor has abortion

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is seen during a news conference in Tallahassee June 29, 2020. CNS photo/USA TODAY NETWORK, Tori Lynn Schneider, Tallahassee Democrat via Reuters. ORLANDO, Fla. (CNS) --…

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Providence College cemetery reconsecrated after vandalism attack
Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, R.I., blesses the Dominican Cemetery at Providence College June 24, 2020, after it was vandalized two days earlier. The college houses the Jewish-Catholic Theological Exchange program. (CNS photo/Rick Snizek, Rhode Island Catholic) See PROVIDENCE-CEMETERY-RECONSECRATE July 2, 2020.

Providence College cemetery reconsecrated after vandalism attack

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence, R.I., blesses the Dominican Cemetery at Providence College June 24, 2020, after it was vandalized two days earlier. The college houses the Jewish-Catholic Theological…

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Wisconsin bishop denounces activist’s call to destroy statues of Jesus
Bishop Donald J. Hying of Madison, Wis., delivers his homily at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Jan. 26, 2020. He said June 23, that he "cannot remain" silent in response to remarks that protesters who are tearing down statues want to target "white" artistic depictions of Jesus and Mary. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) See HYING-STATUES to come.

Wisconsin bishop denounces activist’s call to destroy statues of Jesus

Bishop Donald J. Hying of Madison, Wis., delivers his homily at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington Jan. 26, 2020. He said June 23,…

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