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Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, and Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger of Tucson, Ariz., pray July 12 with a young family moments before they leave Casa Alitas, a family shelter in Tucson, for a bus trip that will take them to family in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Michael Brown, Catholic Outlook) See BORDER-MARKHAM July 13, 2018.

Charities’ CEO visits border, hears immigrants’ stories of fleeing danger

Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, grew emotional talking about the harrowing stories she heard from immigrants about the life they left behind to seek refuge in the United States.

Chilean prosecutor Emiliano Arias is seen June 13 after a meeting with special Vatican envoys Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta and Father Jordi Bertomeu Farnos at the Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago. Arias announced July 12 that authorities arrested Father Oscar Munoz Toledo, the former chancellor, following allegations that he abused seven minors in Santiago and Rancagua since 2002. (CNS photo/Rodrigo Garrido, Reuters) See CHILE-CHANCELLOR-ABUSE July 13, 2018.

Ex-chancellor of Santiago archdiocese arrested on abuse charges

As the Catholic Church in Chile continues to reel from allegations of clerical sexual abuse and cover-ups, police arrested the former chancellor of the Archdiocese of Santiago on accusations he sexually abused minors.

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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington July 9. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)

If confirmed, Kavanaugh will keep Catholic majority in Supreme Court

When Brett Kavanaugh took to the podium July 9 at the White House after being introduced as President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, he revealed, among other things, that his Catholic faith is a big part of his life.

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People protest June 17 in front of a Homeland Security facility in Elizabeth, N.J., to oppose a U.S. immigration policy of separating children from their families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Archbishop Bernardito Auza, the Vatican's permanent observer to the United Nations, praised the U.N. for emphasizing "the right to family unity and to family life" in its compact on safe, orderly migration. (CNS photo/Stephanie Keith, Reuters)

Protecting family unity, family life key to migration compact, says nuncio

The Vatican's nuncio to the United nations welcomed the "inclusion and added emphasis on the right to family unity and to family life" in the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration.

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Amy Bass, a history professor and director of the honors program at the Ursuline-run College of New Rochelle in New York, is pictured in an 2017 photo. Bass is the author of "One Goal: A Coach, a Team, and the Game That Brought a Divided Town Together." (CNS photo/Rodney Bedsole, courtesy Amy Bass)

Catholic college prof’s true-to-life soccer book optioned by Netflix

When most people connect sports to Lewiston, Maine -- if they ever do -- they probably think of Muhammad Ali defending his World Boxing Council heavyweight title, knocking out Sonny Liston, the man from whom he took it, in the first round in 1965.

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Women pose in 1969 outside the National Black Sisters' Conference headquarters in Washington. The organization's founding came out of a meeting of black sisters in August 1968 in Pittsburgh organized by Mercy Sister Martin de Porres Grey. She was inspired by the first meeting of the National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus held in Detroit earlier that year. (CNS photo/courtesy National Black Catholic Sisters' Conference)

Rich heritage: Black sisters, priests mark 50 years of shaping church

Fifty years ago, Josephite Father William Norvel thought it was time for black priests to come together.

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A displaced elderly Kachin woman sits outside a temporary camp May 11 on the grounds of a Catholic church in Myitkyina, Myanmar. (CNS photo/Seng Mai, EPA)

U.S. advocates say Christians in Myanmar’s Kachin state need help

The Tamadaw, the military of Myanmar, has been attacking the ethnic minority Kachin people in what some observers are calling a genocide.

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Animated characters appear in the movie "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation." The Catholic News Service classification is A-II -- adults and adolescents. The Motion Picture Association of America rating is PG -- parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children. (CNS photo/Sony)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Like the excursion around which it's built, the animated kids' comedy "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (Sony) makes for a pleasant diversion.

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Supporters await the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump during a Make America Great Again rally July 5 in Great Falls, Mont. Following criticism of four Catholic priests who attended the rally wearing clerical attire, Montana's two Catholic dioceses have reiterated their respective policies on political involvement that say support for or opposition to a particular candidate by any representative of the diocese is not permitted. (CNS photo/Joshua Roberts, Reuters)

Dioceses restate policy on politics after criticism of priests at rally

Montana's two Catholic dioceses have reiterated their respective policies on political involvement, saying that support for or opposition to a particular candidate by any representative of the diocese is not permitted.

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Brett Kavanaugh, a Catholic, who is a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, smiles July 9 at the White House in Washington after President Donald Trump named him his Supreme Court nominee. (CNS photo/Jim Bourg, Reuters)

President Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court Nominee

President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic who once clerked for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy.

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