Catholic News Headlines for Tuesday 6/18/2024

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President Joe Biden is expected to announce a new immigration policy that would protect undocumented spouses of US citizens from deportation.

Details of the president’s discussion with Pope Francis at the G7 summit are being released. The two leaders met about the need for a ceasefire in Gaza, the war in Ukraine, and peace in Sudan and the Congo, according to a White House statement.

Pope Francis condemned the persecution of Christians in the Congo. The Holy Father said there’s a climate of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Christians in Congo have faced ongoing oppression since 2014, with armed groups targeting individuals and destroying dozens of churches. Pope Francis has called on the international community to help stabilize the area.