Catholic leaders call for prayers, help after massive Beirut blasts
An injured man is assisted following explosions in Beirut Aug. 4, 2020. Two massive explosions near the port of the Lebanese capital injured dozens of people and shattered windows in buildings blocks away. (CNS photo/Mohamed Azakir, Reuters) See POPE-LEBANON-EXPLOSION and LEBANON-EXPLOSION-REACT Aug. 5, 2020.

Catholic leaders call for prayers, help after massive Beirut blasts

AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- Lebanese were reeling after a massive explosion at Beirut's port destroyed homes, businesses and livelihoods across the capital, and Catholic leaders immediately took action and called…

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In light of pandemic, pope will begin new series on social doctrine
People walk in St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis gives his weekly general audience livestreamed from the library of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Aug. 5, 2020. (CNS photo/Remo Casilli, Reuters) See POPE-AUDIENCE-HEALING Aug. 5, 2020.

In light of pandemic, pope will begin new series on social doctrine

People walk in St. Peter's Square as Pope Francis gives his weekly general audience livestreamed from the library of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican Aug. 5, 2020. CNS photo/Remo…

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Catholic Charities USA’s pandemic assistance totals nearly $400 million
A woman waits in line at Catholic Charities' Spanish Catholic Center parking lot in Washington July 15, 2020, to pick up free food supplies. Catholic Charities USA agencies have provided nearly $400 million in assistance during the first four months of the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Chaz Muth) See CATHOLIC-CHARITIES-PANDEMIC-ASSISTANCE Aug. 4, 2020.

Catholic Charities USA’s pandemic assistance totals nearly $400 million

A woman waits in line at Catholic Charities' Spanish Catholic Center parking lot in Washington July 15, 2020, to pick up free food supplies. Catholic Charities USA agencies have provided…

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Religious education programs prepare for classes amid pandemic
The Yankee family of Holy Name Parish in East Nashville created their own Stations of the Cross to pray in their front yard on Good Friday April 10.

Religious education programs prepare for classes amid pandemic

The Diocese of Nashville’s Office of Faith Formation has issued a framework to help parish religious education programs proceed this fall while protecting students and teachers from the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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Autor alemán dice que papa retirado Benedicto se encuentra ‘frágil’
Retired Pope Benedict XVI smiles at Germany's Munich Airport before his departure to Rome June 22, 2020. Pope Benedict, who is 93, traveled to Germany to see his ailing older brother, Msgr. Georg Ratzinger, who is 96. (CNS photo/Sven Hoppe, pool via Reuters) See BENEDICT-GERMANY-GEORG June 19, 2020, and BENEDICT-VATICAN June 22, 2020.

Autor alemán dice que papa retirado Benedicto se encuentra ‘frágil’

El papa retirado Benedicto XVI habla con su secretario privado, el arzobispo Georg Ganswein, en el aeropuerto alemán de Múnich antes de su partida a Roma el 22 de junio…

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Denunciando racismo, obispo de El Paso forma comisión un año tras masacre
A man prays at a memorial Aug. 6, 2019, three days after a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. A year after the deadly shooting, El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz has announced the formation of a group to address racism as a way to honor the victims. (CNS photo/Callaghan O'Hare, Reuters) See SEITZ-COMMISSION-SHOOTING Aug. 3, 2020.

Denunciando racismo, obispo de El Paso forma comisión un año tras masacre

Un joven reza cerca de un monumento conmemorativo el 6 de agosto de 2019, tres días después de un tiroteo masivo en una tienda Walmart en El Paso, Texas. Un…

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