Update: Change to public charge rule seen to have chilling effect on immigrants
Ella Nimmo, director of community programs and development at Cabrini Immigrant Services of New York City, speaks about the Trump administration's expanded "public charge" policy and its potential impact on immigrants during a presentation at the agency's headquarters Feb. 13, 2020. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz) See PUBLIC-CHARGE-IMMIGRANTS Feb. 14, 2020.

Update: Change to public charge rule seen to have chilling effect on immigrants

Update: Change to public charge rule seen to have chilling effect on immigrants February 12, 2020 by Beth Griffin Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) -- Widespread confusion about a…

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Catholics ‘unfriend’ social media, choose ‘digital detox’ for Lent
Sheila Wheltle, a parishioner at St. Mark Church in Catonsville, Md., is pictured at her home Jan. 23, 2020. Wheltle has given up social media for Lent the past nine years. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review) See LENT-UNFRIEND-SOCIAL-MEDIA Feb. 18, 2020.

Catholics ‘unfriend’ social media, choose ‘digital detox’ for Lent

Catholics 'unfriend' social media, choose 'digital detox' for Lent February 18, 2020 by Tim Swift Catholic News Service BALTIMORE (CNS) -- No selfies. No cat videos. Not even an artfully…

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Richmond bishop creates reconciliation program for abuse victim-survivors
Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond, Va., announced Feb. 17, 2020, the establishment of an Independent Reconciliation Program for people who, as minors, were sexually abused by the clergy of his diocese. It is a voluntary program through which victim survivors can receive compensation. Bishop Knestout is pictured in a Jan. 18, 2020, photo. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See RICHMOND-RECONCILIATION Feb. 18, 2020.

Richmond bishop creates reconciliation program for abuse victim-survivors

Richmond bishop creates reconciliation program for abuse victim-survivors February 18, 2020 by Brian T. Olszewski Catholic News Service RICHMOND, Va. (CNS) -- Bishop Barry C. Knestout of Richmond Feb. 17…

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Father George Coyne, astronomer, promoted science-theology dialogue
Jesuit Father George V. Coyne, pictured in a Jan. 4, 2010, photo, was director of the Vatican Observatory for 28 years until his retirement in 2006. He died at age 87 in Syracuse, N.Y., Feb. 11, 2020. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See OBIT-COYNE Feb. 13, 2020.

Father George Coyne, astronomer, promoted science-theology dialogue

Father George Coyne, astronomer, promoted science-theology dialogue February 14, 2020 by Dennis Sadowski Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Jesuit Father George V. Coyne, who led the Vatican Observatory as…

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Women religious worldwide work to address affordable housing, homelessness
Tommy Dunphy, 37, used to live on Los Angeles' Skid Row but now leases a low-rent, government-subsidized apartment in the Gateway apartment complex in Skid Row, where he lives with his dog, Arianna. As many as 60,000 people may be living on the streets at night in Los Angeles. (CNS photo/Chris Herlinger, courtesy Global Sister Report) See GSR-HOMELESSNESS-HOUSING Feb. 12, 2020.

Women religious worldwide work to address affordable housing, homelessness

Women religious worldwide work to address affordable housing, homelessness February 14, 2020 by Chris Herlinger Catholic News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) -- Tommy Dunphy, a 37-year-old native of California's San…

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‘Shocking’ ignorance on Real Presence prompts eucharistic congress
Bishop Michael C. Barber of Oakland, Calif., concelebrates Mass at the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls in Rome Jan. 31, 2020. Bishop Barber has called for the Oakland Diocese of hold a eucharistic congress June 19-20 at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. The congress is in response to a recent Pew Research Center poll showing that fewer than one-third of Catholics believe the Eucharist is the actual body and blood of Jesus Christ. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See OAKLAND-EUCHARISTIC-CONGRESS Feb. 13, 2020.

‘Shocking’ ignorance on Real Presence prompts eucharistic congress

'Shocking' ignorance on Real Presence prompts eucharistic congress February 14, 2020 by Michele Jurich Catholic News Service OAKLAND, Calif. (CNS) -- Fewer than one-third of Catholics believe the Eucharist is…

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Pope shares his ‘dreams’ for Amazon region, its Catholic community
El cardenal Timothy M. Dolan de Nueva York visitó y rezó el 11 de febrero, 2020 en el lugar donde están enterrados los restos del sacerdote Félix Varela en el aula magna de la Universidad de La Habana en Cuba. El padre Varela, quien nació en Cuba, pero llevó a cabo su ministerio en Nueva York, es candidato a la santidad. En 2012, el Vaticano declaró "venerable" al sacerdote, reconociendo así sus virtudes heroicas. Foto CNS-Padre Stephen Ries

Pope shares his ‘dreams’ for Amazon region, its Catholic community

Pope shares his 'dreams' for Amazon region, its Catholic community February 12, 2020 by Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis said he dreams of an…

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Update: Victim advocates says crisis also impacts those working for healing
Leslie Davila, right, director of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Office for Child and Youth Protection, speaks with assistant director Judy Cruz-Ransom in this February 2020 photo. Davila, who has spent 20 years working with victims, says that advocates themselves can experience trauma from clerical sexual abuse. (CNS photo/Sarah Webb, catholicphilly.com) See ABUSE-RECOVERY-ADVOCATES Feb. 11, 2020.

Update: Victim advocates says crisis also impacts those working for healing

Update: Victim advocates says crisis also impacts those working for healing February 11, 2020 by Gina Christian, Catholic News Service PHILADELPHIA (CNS) -- Recovery from the church's abuse crisis also…

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Party’s abortion stance driving pro-life Democrats away, says ethicist
A pro-life sign is displayed during the annual March for Life rally in Washington Jan. 24, 2020. Charles Camosy, an associate professor of theological and social ethics at Jesuit-run Fordham University and former board member of Democrats For Life, said Feb. 6 the Democratic Party's support for abortion at any stage has driven him away from the party. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn) See CAMOSY-DEMOCRATS-PRO-LIFE Feb. 11, 2020.

Party’s abortion stance driving pro-life Democrats away, says ethicist

Party's abortion stance driving pro-life Democrats away, says ethicist February 11, 2020 by Catholic News Service NEW YORK (CNS) -- A prominent associate professor of theological and social ethics at…

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