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    CNA Staff, Aug 12, 2020 CNA.- Catholics and pro-life organizations offered a range of reactions to the selection of Sen. Kamala Harrisas former vice president Joe Biden’s running mate for the 2020 election. Biden announced his selection on Aug. ...

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Holy, not horror: New guide explains hidden ministry of exorcism


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- One kind of ministry, by its nature but also church mandate, shuns the limelight and remains discreet: exorcism. Unfortunately, commercial interests and media have exploited that vacuum, offering sensationalized, spine-chilling and, yet, often inaccurate depictions.

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CDC head sees need for schools to reopen but with strict health protocols


WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, thinks it is a good idea for schools to reopen for in-person classes but with restrictions in place to protect teachers, staff and students against the coronavirus, including "wearing a mask, washing your hands, maintaining social distancing."

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Pandemic has revealed how often human dignity is ignored, pope says


VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The coronavirus pandemic has shed light on other, "more widespread social diseases," particularly attacks on the God-given human dignity of every person, Pope Francis said. "The pandemic has highlighted how vulnerable and interconnected we all are. If we do not take care of each other, starting with the least -- those who are most affected, including creation -- we cannot heal the world," the pope said Aug. 12 at his weekly general audience.

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