Need to know: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
As the White House and Congress debate nationwide actions, participants say they have come away from their studies with determination to push for change in their communities.
The pope praised ‘the difficult and sometimes heroic service’ of medical personnel and priests during the COVID-19 pandemic but expressed sharp criticism for the behavior of those priests who defied safety measures.
The kingdom said that only people of various nationalities already residing in the country would be allowed to perform the hajj.
As protests against racism and police brutality continue nationwide, there are rising calls for huge new investment in Catholic schools serving Black communities.
Islam has a deep backstory in the continuing drama of resistance, protest and race in America, writes Michael Wolfe.
Democracy campaigners say officers ignored violence by Hindus during clashes with Muslims.
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A breakaway Seventh-day Adventist group ran a full-page newspaper ad prediction a nuclear attack on Nashville set for July 18.
In California, statues of Junipero Serra — who led the Catholic Church's missionary efforts among Native Americans on the West Coast — are coming into question.
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