• MINNEAPOLIS (CNS) — A jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts April 20 for the death of George Floyd, after deliberating for about 10 hours...

    <p>Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and his defense attorney Eric Nelson. </p>

    Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin and his defense attorney Eric Nelson attend closing arguments April 19, 2021, in Chauvin's trial in Minneapolis, where he is charged with second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. (CNS photo by Pool via Reuters)

  • VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The biggest risk Afghanistan might face with a withdrawal of U.S. troops could be civil war, said the Italian priest in charge of the small Catholic community in...

    U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Chris Sanderson, from Flemington, N.J., shouts as he tries to protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in Marjah, Afghanistan, in this Feb. 13, 2010, file photo. U.S. President Joe Biden announced a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021.

    U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Chris Sanderson, from Flemington, N.J., shouts as he tries to protect an Afghan man and his child after Taliban fighters opened fire in Marjah, Afghanistan, in this Feb. 13, 2010, file photo. U.S. President Joe Biden announced a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops in Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021. (CNS photo by Goran Tomasevic/Reuters)

  • Father George Heyman, pastor of Fairport’s Church of the Assumption and Church of the Resurrection parishes and past president of St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, died...