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Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest outside the US Capitol, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. / Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images.

U.S. Catholic Bishops Condemn Pro-Trump Protesters' Violent Siege of Capitol Building

Jan 7, 2021

Catholic bishops strongly condemned pro-Donald Trump protesters' incursion that penetrated the Capitol Building Wednesday as Congress debated the certification of the presidential election results, leading to the evacuation of lawmakers and the deadly shooting of one protester by law enforcement.

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Pope Francis Congratulates Biden on Election Victory in Phone Call

Nov 12, 2020

Presumptive President-elect Joe Biden spoke with Pope Francis on Thursday, his office has announced. The Catholic, former vice president, and presumptive next president was congratulated on his electoral victory by the pope on the morning of Nov. 12.

Inhabitants of Tshumbe fetching water from the potable water supply system donated by the Catholic Relief Services (CRS).

Generosity of CRS Acknowledged in DR Congo as Water is Availed to Inhabitants

Apr 27, 2020

The initiative by Catholic Relief Services (CRS), the humanitarian arm of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), to provide water has been recognized by the inhabitants of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) Tshumbe diocese who are beneficiaries of the organization’s drilling of boreholes in the region, a Church official has reported.

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Catholic Aid Agencies Collaborating to Prevent Spread of COVID-19 in Africa

Mar 21, 2020

With at least 36 African countries having collectively reported more than 700 COVID-19 cases, Catholic aid agencies with presence in the world’s second largest continent are collaborating in the effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus, which WHO recently declared a pandemic.