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What's happening: Virus fears hit Africa, markets, churches

Amusement parks, sports events, religious gatherings, even school. More and more things in a growing swath of the world are now affected by the new virus. And that's messing with global financial markets as basic business, trade and tourism suffers from the disruptions.

Rhode Island man says in lawsuit he was abused by priest

A Rhode Island man alleges that he was molested as a child by a Roman Catholic priest who also trafficked children for sex while church leaders looked the other way, according to a lawsuit filed against the Diocese of Providence.

Humanity, ethics must be at center of AI technology, pope says

The use of artificial intelligence in science and medicine must be guided by ethical standards that place humanity and the pursuit of the common good first, Pope Francis said.

Buffalo Diocese files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Facing dozens of lawsuits alleging child sexual abuse by clergy, the Diocese of Buffalo has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

How can I go green this Lent?

Burning Question: What and where do I start to help save our planet?

Extension honors late Jesuit who founded Houston's Cristo Rey high school

Catholic Extension has honored Jesuit Father Antonio "T.J." Martinez posthumously with its 2020 Spirit of Francis Award for his leadership and commitment to education for disadvantaged children.

Vatican creates task force to help bishops review their abuse guidelines

The Vatican has created a new "task force" of experts in clergy sexual abuse to assist the world's local bishops' conferences in reviewing their child protection guidelines.

Pope's quotes: Migration

Pope's quotes: "Migration today is not a phenomenon limited to some areas of the planet. It affects all continents and is growing into a tragic situation of global proportions."

Tilling the Earth

Lenten Daily Food Reflection: Meditate on a song inspired by "Laudato Si': on Care for Our Common Home." Reading time: 25 seconds.  

Points of hope against disturbances in the neighborhood

NCR Connections: Given the headlines of recent weeks, our stories that you've spent so much time with, I think it is safe to say we've lived with a numbing number of disturbances outside our door.