Jesuit Father Stefan Dartmann, rector of the Pontificium Collegium Germanicum et Hungaricum, is pictured in Rome Feb. 8. Father Dartmann said that clergy are "obliged to foresee and act" when it comes to preventing the abuse of children. The collegium is a German-speaking seminary for Catholic priests run by the Jesuits. (CNS photo/Carol Glatz)

Hear no evil: How culture of resistance may hinder child protection

When a child-protection advocate resigned from a papal advisory board in early March, she did so because of growing frustration with persistent resistance and a "toxic" sense of superiority from some in the Roman Curia.

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Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York and Pope Francis pray with students in 2015 at Our Lady Queen of Angels School in the Harlem section of New York City. Cardinal Dolan March 9 urged President Donald Trump to follow through on a recent call for legislation that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth nationwide. (CNS photo/Tony Gentile, Reuters).

Cardinal Dolan op-ed urges passage of nationwide school choice bill

Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York urged President Donald Trump to follow through on a recent call for legislation that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth nationwide.

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This is the official logo for Pope Francis' upcoming trip to Colombia in September. (CNS).

Pope to visit Colombia as it emerges from half-century of war

Pope Francis will be visiting Colombia in mid-September as the Latin American nation works to implement a new peace deal and rebuild after 52 years of war.

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Pope Francis greets a new priest during a 2015 ordination Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican April 26. (CNS photo/Paul Haring).

Pope talks criticisms, populism in latest interview with German weekly

When facing criticism, a sense of humor and the grace to remain at peace are always the best response, Pope Francis said in an interview with Germany's Die Zeit newspaper.

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Louis Bono, who temporarily heads the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See in the absence of an ambassador, is pictured at the embassy in Rome March 7. Bono said ties between the U.S. and the Holy See won't change during the administration of President Donald J. Trump.(CNS photo/Robert Duncan)

U.S.-Holy See ties won’t change with Trump, U.S. diplomat says

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U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price gestures at a stack of papers that he said was the Affordable Care Act during a March 7 press briefing as White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer looks on at the White House in Washington. The law, as passed in 2010, was 906 pages long. Republicans in the U.S. House have introduced a measure to repeal and replace the federal health care law. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)

Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

Calling health care "a vital concern for nearly every person in the country," the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Father Jose E. Hoyos, director of the Spanish Apostolate Office of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., prays with a group of Hispanic leaders in his office Feb. 24. (CNS photo/Mary Stachyra Lopez, Arlington Catholic Herald)

Amid fears, unauthorized immigrants ask church for spiritual, legal help

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The entrance to the site of a burial site at the former Mother and Baby home in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland is seen in this 2014 file photo. The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is probing how unmarried mothers and their babies were treated between 1922 and 1998 at 18 state-regulated institutions, many of them run by religious orders. (CNS photo/Aidan Crawley, EPA).

Irish commission finds human remains at former church-run home

The commission set up to investigate the treatment of unmarried mothers and their babies in Irish care homes during the 20th century says it has found "significant" human remains at the site of a former home in western Ireland.

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Mexican Coadjutor Bishop Enrique Diaz Diaz of San Cristobal de Las Casas blesses a new shelter for migrants Feb. 27 on the Mexico-Guatemala border. The shelter will house families seeking asylum in Mexico. (CNS photo/David Agren)

Parish on Mexico-Guatemala border prepares for new wave of asylum seekers

In the early 1980s, parishioners at the Santo Nino de Atocha parish in this town on the Mexico-Guatemala border opened their church and homes to refugees fleeing civil war in Guatemala. Three decades later, they're preparing for another influx of asylum seekers.

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Displaced Egyptian Christian families, who used to live in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, sit near their belongings after arriving Feb. 24 at a church in Ismailia. Catholic churches in Ismailia, with help from Caritas, have helped Coptic Orthodox fleeing Islamic State attacks in North Sinai. (CNS photo/EPA)

Egyptian priest praises Muslim support of threatened Christians

A spokesman for Egypt's Catholic Church praised local Muslims for helping embattled Christians after a series of Islamic State attacks in Sinai.

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