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    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It's called "taking a knee," and many professional athletes around the country have made the gesture publicly to protest police brutality. Lately, even police officers showing solidarity have kneeled around the country before those ...

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  • After 'taking a knee,' border bishop gets a call from the pope

    WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It's called "taking a knee," and many professional athletes around the country have made the gesture publicly to protest police brutality. Lately, even police officers showing solidarity have kneeled around the country before those ...

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  • Vatican to collaborate with new video-streaming platform

    VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Vatican officials expressed their support for a new video-on-demand service aimed at adding religious programming and content to the already jam-packed field of video-streaming services. During a news conference June 4 announcing ...

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After 'taking a knee,' border bishop gets a call from the pope


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- It's called "taking a knee," and many professional athletes around the country have made the gesture publicly to protest police brutality. Lately, even police officers showing solidarity have kneeled around the country before those protesting the May 25 killing of George Floyd, who died after being filmed pinned to the ground with a knee to his neck, constrained by a police officer in Minneapolis.

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Vatican reopens clinic, offers museums' visits to health workers


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Continuing a phased reopening, the Vatican's free pediatric and maternal health clinic began welcoming patients again June 3 and, as an expression of gratitude, the Vatican announced all medical personnel would enjoy free admittance to the Vatican Museums and to the papal summer villa at Castel Gandolfo.

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Daughters of St. Paul watch from windows as looters take over the night


CHARLESTON, S.C. (CNS) -- The four Daughters of St. Paul who live and work on Charleston's King Street closed up their books and media store like normal May 30. They had spent a long day serving customers and watching marchers who moved down King Street to a city landmark called the Battery, taking part in protests against the recent death of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis policeman.

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Christians, Muslims hope Mosul project helps rebuild trust


AMMAN, Jordan (CNS) -- Christians and Muslims hope a project to reconstruct Mosul's iconic places of worship, badly damaged by Islamic State militants during their 2014-2017 occupation of the city, will also help to rebuild trust between Iraq's fractured religious communities.

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