Continuity in particularity: Cardinal looks at Pope Francis, Benedict XVI
Pope Francis visits his predecessor, retired Pope Benedict XVI, at the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery at the Vatican in this Dec. 21, 2018, file photo. Pope Benedict celebrated his 93rd birthday April 16, 2020. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See BENEDICT-93 April 16, 2020.

Continuity in particularity: Cardinal looks at Pope Francis, Benedict XVI

Between Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI, there is “continuity of magisterium and particularity in pastoral style.”

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‘Traumatic way to say goodbye’: roadside funerals in Colombia
Permanent Deacon Mauricio Castiblanco leads prayers during a funeral ceremony outside the Apogee Cemetery in Bogota, Colombia, Aug. 22, 2020. The deceased was a suspected COVID-19 victim, and his family was not allowed to go into the cemetery. (CNS photo/Manuel Rueda)

‘Traumatic way to say goodbye’: roadside funerals in Colombia

To make the funerals of coronavirus victims more humane, Colombian deacons work with a funeral company to conduct services outside cemeteries.

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Hurricane destroys Louisiana churches, closes schools, displaces priests
Men stand on top of a damaged home Aug. 27, 2020, after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, La. (CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters)

Hurricane destroys Louisiana churches, closes schools, displaces priests

Men stand on top of a damaged home Aug. 27, 2020, after Hurricane Laura passed through Lake Charles, La. CNS photo/Shannon Stapleton, Reuters LAKE CHARLES, La. (CNS) -- Hurricane Laura…

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Catholic organizations, faithful took part in 2020’s March on Washington
Catholic participants at the Aug. 28, 2020, March on Washington hold signs quoting Pope Francis on inequality and saying that Black Lives Matter. Other signs had messages that said opposing police brutality are pro-life issues. (Catholic Standard photo by Mihoko Owada)

Catholic organizations, faithful took part in 2020’s March on Washington

Catholic participants at the Aug. 28, 2020, March on Washington hold signs quoting Pope Francis on inequality and saying that Black Lives Matter. Other signs had messages that said opposing…

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