• 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)

  • ST. PAUL, Minn. (CNS) — After a night of protests and vandalism April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, following the police shooting of Daunte Wright, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda of St...

    <p>A man puts his hands up while protesters in Minnesota rally outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department April 12, 2021, as it is guarded by police and members of the National Guard, a day after Daunte Wright died after he was shot by a police officer in Brooklyn Center. (CNS photo by Leah Millis/Reuters)  </p>

    A man puts his hands up while protesters in Minnesota rally outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department April 12, 2021, as it is guarded by police and members of the National Guard, a day after Daunte Wright died after he was shot by a police officer in Brooklyn Center. (CNS photo by Leah Millis/Reuters)

  • MANCHESTER, England (CNS) — Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster led Catholics of England and Wales in mourning the death of Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II.

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    <p>Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is pictured in London June 9, 2011. Prince Philip, the longest-serving consort of any British monarch, died April 9, 2021, at age 99, Buckingham Palace said. (CNS photo by Paul Edwards/Reuters)  </p>

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is pictured in London June 9, 2011. Prince Philip, the longest-serving consort of any British monarch, died April 9, 2021, at age 99, Buckingham Palace said. (CNS photo by Paul Edwards/Reuters)