Onlookers stand on a lava flow to watch the Kilauea Volcano May 26 in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii. Hawaii County officials are alerting more residents in the Leilani Estates subdivision to flee fast-moving lava from Kilauea volcano. As of May 29, lava has destroyed 82 structures, including 37 homes. (CNS photo/Marco Garcia, Reuters)

Hawaii parishioners displaced by lava ask for prayers

Paul and Rose Utes, members of Sacred Heart Parish in Pahoa, had to leave their home when lava from the Kilauea eruptions moved into their section of the Leilani Estates subdivision in Puna on the Big Island.

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Brother Michael Ignatius reflects on a scriptural passage with Billy, a homeless friend, at a soup kitchen in downtown San Diego May 14. Brother Michael, a postulant with the Carmelite Order, voluntarily embraced homelessness to better minister to the homeless community. (CNS photo/Denis Grasska, The Southern Cross)

Carmelite brother embraces homelessness to minister to people on streets

From just looking at Brother Michael Ignatius, one wouldn't suspect it. But the 61-year-old Carmelite is homeless.

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Pope Francis presents a gift to Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople during a meeting in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican May 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope, patriarch call for ethical intervention in economy

Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople called on Christians to work together to build a culture of solidarity in the face of growing economic inequality and a lack of respect for the human dignity of the poor and of migrants.

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Maj. Jeremy Haynes is escorted in his wheelchair May 17 as he takes part in the International Military Pilgrimage in Lourdes, France. Haynes, a first-time spiritual pilgrim and Lourdes visitor, said he is a changed man since visiting the shrine, where Mary appeared to St. Bernadette Soubirous in a series of visions in 1858. (CNS photo/Tamino Petelinsek, courtesy Knights of Columbus) See LOURDES-VETERANS-LIFE-CHANGING May 25, 2018.

Veterans found ‘life-changing,’ ‘healing’ experience at Lourdes

Veterans taking part in the 2018 Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage to France said the journey has positively influenced their lives and benefited those around them.

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Alden Ehrenreich plays Han Solo and Joonas Suotamo plays Chewbacca in a scene from the movie "Solo: A Star Wars Story." The Catholic News Service classification, A-III -- adults. Motion Picture Association of America rating, PG-13 -- parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.(CNS photo/Disney) See MOVIE-REVIEW-SOLO May 23, 2018.

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Before he grew up to be Harrison Ford, intergalactic freebooter Han Solo was Alden Ehrenreich—or so at least the folks behind "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (Disney), the pleasing but insubstantial latest addition to the blockbuster franchise, would have you believe.

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The coffin containing the body of St. John XXIII is seen during a ceremony in Vittorio Veneto Square after its arrival in Bergamo, Italy, May 24. The body of the late pope left the Vatican early May 24 to be displayed in his home region until June 10. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Remains of St. John XXIII begin pilgrimage in his home diocese

Accompanied by Bishop Francesco Beschi of Bergamo and escorted by both Italian and Vatican police officers, the glass coffin containing the body of St. John XXIII left the Vatican early May 24 for a 370-mile drive to Bergamo.

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Chilean clerical sex abuse survivors Juan Carlos Cruz, James Hamilton and Jose Andres Murillo prepare to speak to the media at the Foreign Press Association building in Rome May 2. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope to meet with second group of abuse survivors from Chile

Pope Francis will meet with five priests who suffered abuse by Chilean Father Fernando Karadima or his followers, the Vatican said.

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Franciscan Father John Tran Nguyen, pastor of St. Peter Church in Rockport, Texas, stands inside his destroyed church in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017. U.S. Catholics have donated close to $59 million to relief and recovery efforts in response to the destruction caused by three hurricanes that hit the United States and the Caribbean and two earthquakes in Mexico last year. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

U.S. Catholics donate nearly $59 million to hurricane, earthquake relief

U.S. Catholics have donated close to $59 million to relief and recovery efforts in response to the destruction caused by three hurricanes that hit the United States and the Caribbean and two earthquakes in Mexico last year.

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People walk near the U.S. Capitol in Washington May 21. Four bills to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, have been introduced in Congress. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Church official cautiously optimistic about DACA bills before Congress

The executive director of the U.S. bishops' Migration and Refugee Services gives credit to a group of moderate Republicans in Congress trying to revive interest in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals legislation, or DACA, by their efforts to bring not just one bill, but four, to the House floor.

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Protesters and a number of religious leaders are seen near Capitol Hill in Washington May 21. They gathered to demand elected officials take immediate steps to confront systemic racism. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

Catholics among 59 arrested during ‘pray-in’ at U.S. Capitol

Catholics arrested in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda as part of the six-week Poor People's Campaign said they willingly gave up their freedom for a few hours to object to widespread racism, voter suppression, anti-immigrant policies and inaction on poverty around the country.

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