POPE GENERAL AUDIENCE

POPE GENERAL AUDIENCE

Pope Francis greets a young woman as he arrives for his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican Aug. 28, 2019. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
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MOVIE REVIEW ‘OVERCOMER’

Alex Kendrick, Shari Rigby and Aryn Wright-Thompson star in a scene from the movie "Overcomer." 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)
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AMAZON SATELLITE IMAGE

Fires burning in the Amazon rainforest are pictured from space by the geostationary weather satellite GOES-16 Aug. 21, 2019. Leaders of the Latin American bishops' council urged international action Aug. 22 to save the rainforest as massive fires continued to burn. (CNS photo/NASA, NOAA handout via Reuters)
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AMAZON FIRES

Smoke near Humaita, Brazil, billows during a fire in the Amazon rainforest Aug. 17, 2019. Leaders of the Latin American bishops' council urged international action Aug. 22 to save the rainforest as massive fires continued to burn. (CNS photo/Ueslei Marcelino, Reuters)
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PAX CHRISTI LEADERS

Loreto Sister Teresia Wamuyu Wachira of Nairobi, Kenya, was elected co-president of Pax Christi International during the organization's annual general meeting June 26-27 in Brussels. (CNS photo/Christi International) See PAX-CHRISTI-LEADERS July 31, 2019.
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PAX CHRISTI LEADERS

Bishop Marc Stenger of Troyes, France was elected co-president of Pax Christi International along with Loreto Sister Teresia Wamuyu Wachira of Nairobi, Kenya during the organization's annual general meeting June 26-27 in Brussels. (CNS photo/Christi International)
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WIMBLEDON FORBES NORTH CAROLINA

Abbey Forbes trains with a group in Cary, N.C., July 22, 2019, weeks before she played at the juniors' level in the French Open and Wimbledon. Forbes gained a special bond with Joan Monti, a retired nurse, widow and grandmother of seven in the Diocese of Raliegh. Monti was Forbes' sponsor when she was confirmed...
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WIMBLEDON FORBES NORTH CAROLINA

Joan Monti and Abbey Forbes hold the trophy July 22, 2019, that Forbes won at Wimbledon. The two women sat down with NC Catholics magazine of the Diocese of Raleigh, N.C., to discuss faith, friendship and Forbes' Wimbledon championship. Monti was Forbes' sponsor when she was confirmed and became a full member of the Catholic...
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LGBT POLAND VIOLENCE PROTEST

Pawel Szamburski, 29, participates in a July 27, 2019, protest in Warsaw, Poland, against violence that took place against the LGBTQ community during the first pride march in Bialystok earlier this month. Archbishop Stanislaw Godecki of Poznan, president of the Polish bishops' conference, condemned attacks on clergy and places of worship in the traditionally Catholic...
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POLAND LGBT PROTEST PARADE

Police in Bialystok, Poland, detain far-right protesters who tried to block the city's first "Equality Parade" rally in support of the LGBTQ community July 20, 2019. Archbishop Stanislaw Godecki of Poznan, president of the Polish bishops' conference, condemned attacks on clergy and places of worship in the traditionally Catholic country as the church countered media...
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Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory offers remarks during a July 22 Mass at Historic St. Francis Xavier in Baltimore for the Joint Conference of several Black Catholic organizations. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)
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Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, shown celebrating Mass July 22 at Historic St. Francis Xavier in Baltimore for the Joint Conference of several Black Catholic organizations, said that President Donald Trump’s comments about Baltimore have “diminished our national life.” (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)
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