People displaced from the destroyed Moria refugee camp sit by fires along a road on the Greek island of Lesbos Sept. 15, 2020. The camp, which was mostly destroyed in fires Sept. 9, was home to at least 12,000 people, six times its maximum capacity of just over 2,000 asylum-seekers. (CNS photo/Alkis Konstantinidis, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesSeptember 17, 2020
The overcrowded, underequipped Camp Moria, had an official capacity for just 2,800. Its population had been as high as 20,000 refugees, a number reduced to about 12,000 at the time of the fires.
Catholic composer David Haas is shown in a concert at the Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City, Philippines, in this 2016 photo. (CNS photo/Titopao, CC BY-SA 4.0)
Faith News
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesAugust 12, 2020
Mr. Haas has denied any wrongdoing, calling the accusations “false, reckless and offensive.”
07.21.2020 The Chinese national flag flies in front of a Catholic church in Huangtugang, China, in this 2018 photo. As the Vatican-China agreement on the naming of bishops approaches two years, Beijing is still lagging behind in giving concessions compared with those made ahead of the deal by the Vatican. (CNS photo/Thomas Peter, Reuters)
Faith News
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJuly 29, 2020
The attacks came ahead of talks on renewal of a landmark 2018 deal that helped thaw diplomatic relations.
Demonstrators are seen near the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Ind., to show their opposition to the death penalty July 13, 2020. (CNS photo/Bryan Woolston, Reuters)
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJuly 14, 2020
Helen Prejean: “While we were all sleeping, the government killed a man under cloak of darkness.”
(CNS photo/Will Dunham, Reuters)
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJuly 08, 2020
Two U.S. bishops said they welcomed the Court's ruling, noting that the decision "rightly acknowledged" the limit on state authority.
In this May 31, 2016 file photo, three-time best sound-track Oscar winner Ennio Morricone answers questions during an interview with The Associated Press, in Rome. Morricone died Monday, July 6, 2020 in a Rome hospital at the age of 91. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, file)
Arts & Culture Film
From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJuly 06, 2020
In 2014 Morricone premiered his first-ever Mass in the Church of the Gesu, the Jesuits’ main church in Rome.
New York City police officers in Times Square on June 1. (CNS photo/Mike Segar, Reuters) 
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJune 24, 2020
“Law enforcement officers perform a great and needed service; they serve to promote justice and the common good in society,” they said. “But it is clear that there have been too many failures in serving everyone, with tragic consequences.”
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJune 15, 2020
The decision was for two consolidated cases about fired gay employees and a separate case concerning a fired transgender worker who had sued for employment discrimination after being fired.
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesJanuary 23, 2020
Trump’s appearance has also been met with criticism from some commentators.
Stephen Gilbert, left, and his father-in-law sit in front of their flooded property on Sept. 20 in the Mauriceville, Texas, area. Floodwaters are starting to recede in most of the Houston area after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas. Imelda will likely be Southeast Texas’ fifth 500-year flood event in as many years. ( Jon Shapley/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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From AP, CNS, RNS, Staff and other sourcesSeptember 23, 2019
The pope said that the nations of the world have a duty to fight against climate change, adding that despite a weak response so far, a “window of opportunity is still open.”