Church charities in U.K. seek extra government funds as recession hits
A homeless man is pictured in late March outside a London store. "The work of charities in ensuring the health, well-being and fundamental human dignity of all people, especially those most in need, cannot be underestimated," said a statement from English and Welsh bishops posted Aug. 11, 2020. (CNS photo/Aaron Chown, PA Wire/PA Images via Reuters)

Church charities in U.K. seek extra government funds as recession hits

A homeless man is pictured in late March outside a London store. "The work of charities in ensuring the health, well-being and fundamental human dignity of all people, especially those…

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COVID-19 awakens Kenyan rural parishes’ social ministry
People wearing protective masks pray during Mass in late July at the Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family in Nairobi, Kenya, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priests in rural parishes say the coronavirus pandemic has reversed a trend: Now, people in rural areas are donating whatever they can to help those in cities. (CNS Photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)

COVID-19 awakens Kenyan rural parishes’ social ministry

People wearing protective masks pray during Mass in late July at the Cathedral Basilica of the Holy Family in Nairobi, Kenya, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Priests in rural parishes say…

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Rising gun violence amid pandemic points up bishops’ call for commonsense gun laws
People hold hands in prayer Aug. 5, 2019, next to crosses in honor of victims of a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, two days earlier. Over the years the U.S. bishops have supported gun control measures, such as an assault weapon ban, limits on large capacity magazines, a federal law to criminalize gun trafficking, and mandatory gun lock and safe storage requirements. (CNS photo/Callaghan O'Hare, Reuters)

Rising gun violence amid pandemic points up bishops’ call for commonsense gun laws

People hold hands in prayer Aug. 5, 2019, next to crosses in honor of victims of a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, two days earlier.…

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Nigerian priests in Indiana diocese carry concern in hearts over homeland
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., poses for a photo with Nigerian clergy who are serving in the diocese. Deacon Augustine Onuoha, a seminarian from Nigeria, is pictured to the left of Bishop Rhoades, who ordained him to the transitional diaconate in May 2020. (CNS photo/Jennifer Barton, Todayís Catholic)

Nigerian priests in Indiana diocese carry concern in hearts over homeland

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Ind., poses for a photo with Nigerian clergy who are serving in the diocese. Deacon Augustine Onuoha, a seminarian from Nigeria, is…

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