Associated Press Religion Writer Rachel Zoll, second from right, receives a visit in Amherst, Mass., on Oct. 26, 2018, from Managing Editor Brian J. Carovillano, editor at large Jerry Schwartz, and Deputy Managing Editor Sarah L. Nordgren after being awarded an Oliver S. Gramling Journalism Award for being AP's pre-eminent voice on religion for more than a decade. (Cheryl Zoll via AP)
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David Crary - Associated Press
Zoll covered religion in all its aspects, from the spiritual to the political, and her stories reached a global audience.
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Claire Giangravé - Religion News Service
Decisions about administering the Eucharist rest solely on the bishop giving the sacrament, said Cardinal Michael Czerny.
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Pope Francis on Thursday denounced “aggressive” nationalism that rejects migrants, and said Catholics should follow the Gospel-mandated call for a welcoming church that doesn’t distinguish between “natives and foreigners, residents and guests.”
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
While millions of laypeople around the world are recognized as catechists in their parish or diocese, Pope Francis is preparing to formally institute the “ministry of catechist.”
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Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
An app developed by Catholic Extension helps sisters to address the spiritual and mental health needs of Latino immigrants in their neighborhoods.
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Katie Scott - Catholic News Service
Vaccines for children are now getting attention — with questions about when will they be available, if they are necessary to end the pandemic and if Catholic parents should inoculate their children.