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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 16, 2019
Authorities in Wyoming are recommending charges be brought against a retired Catholic bishop who has been found to have "credible" allegations against him.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 16, 2019
Due to the recent gun shootings in El Paso and Dayton, a Pittsburgh, Penn. parish has decided to cancel its summer festival after it had received a threatening message.
A volunteer with "Make the Difference" charity initiative gives a cup of soup and an "arepa" to a homeless child along a street in Caracas, Venezuela, March 5, 2017. Caracas in recent years has seen tear gas attacks, physical assaults on citizens by government forces, and hungry and malnourished crowds asking for help in streets that once boasted some of the most well-off people in all of Latin America. (CNS photo/Marco Bello, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 09, 2019
The country's bishops, along with the rest of Catholic Church and the citizenry of Venezuela, have lived in the unfolding chaos that has driven at least 3 million out of the country.
 Serenity Lara cries during an Aug, 4, 2019, vigil, a day after a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas. Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 31 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4. (CNS photo/Callaghan O'Hare, Reuters)
Faith News
Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 06, 2019
“As I visited with victims and those they love, my heart was breaking within me,” Bishop Mark J. Seitz said.
A woman becomes emotional during a vigil in Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2019. Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and Ohio Aug. 3 and 4. (CNS photo/Bryan Woolston, Reuters)
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 05, 2019
"I am spiritually close to the victims of the episodes of violence that these days have bloodied Texas, California and Ohio, in the United States, affecting defenseless people," Pope Francis said.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service August 04, 2019
The Catholic dioceses of El Paso, Texas, and neighboring Las Cruces, New Mexico, have joined in prayer after an August 3 mass shooting in a mall left several dead and many injured.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 24, 2019
The photo of the nearly 2-year-old Valeria clinging to her father, Oscar Martinez Ramirez, 25, lifeless on the banks of the Rio Grande, is "evidence of the painful drama of migration," said a statement issued by the Salvadoran bishops' conference.
Bishop Michael J. Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston, W.Va., is seen in this 2012 file photo. On July 19 the Vatican announced disciplinary measures for the bishop, who retired in 2018 amid allegations of sexual misconduct and financial improprieties.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 22, 2019
The Office of the West Virginia Attorney said sanctions issued by Pope Francis against Bishop Michael J. Bransfield are a "first step" but demanded further disclosure of the investigation.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 19, 2019
Though they weren't present, at least seven U.S. bishops made their views known via statements supporting the July 18 "Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children" near the U.S. Capitol.
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Rhina Guidos - Catholic News Service July 10, 2019
An exhibit on Chinese empresses featured a rare display by two Jesuit missionaries whose artwork was in the past largely seen only by royalty and high government officials.