Lisa Robinson of Washington, reacts on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Washington, as the guilty verdict in Minneapolis, in the murder trial against former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was announced. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & SocietyNews
Ricardo da Silva, S.J.
“The death of George Floyd highlighted and amplified the deep need to see the sacredness in all people, but especially those who have been historically oppressed,” read a statement from the U.S. bishops' conference.
Bishop Robert W. McElroy of San Diego is pictured in Rome Oct. 27, 2019. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Besides Bishop McElroy, there are four other Americans on the board, including Mary Haddad, R.S.M., the president and C.E.O. of the Catholic Health Association of the United States.
A man receives a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Masaka hospital in Kigali, Rwanda, March 5, 2021. (CNS photo/Jean Bizimana, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
“We will never get [the pandemic] under control here in the United States until we get it under control everywhere,” C.R.S.'s Sean Callahan said.
FaithNews
Julie Asher - Catholic News Service
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule to rescind the Trump administration's enforcement of a Title X provision that "draws a bright line between abortion and family planning," as the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee chairman has described it.
FaithFaith in Focus
Molly Cahill
The invitation to share moments of exclusion and hurt at the hands of the church generated a significant response.
FaithFaith and Reason
Samuel J. Aquila
Archbishop Aquila: When the church minimizes the danger of an unworthy reception of the Eucharist, she fails to properly love those who continue to jeopardize their souls. Trading “civility” and “engagement” for eternal life is not a good trade.