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French church bells ring in show of solidarity 2020-03-25 17:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 25, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Church bells rang simultaneously across France at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, in a show of national

UK government retracts rule change on chemical abortions 2020-03-25 15:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 25, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- British members of parliament questioned Health Secretary Matt Hancock in the House of Commons on Wednesday

UK government retracts announcement allowing women to take 2020-03-24 22:01:00London, England, Mar 24, 2020 / 08:01 pm (CNA).- Hours after they were published online, the U.K.’s Department of Health has retracted changes t

Fr. Berardelli was a man of self-sacrifice, but 2020-03-24 14:56:00Rome, Italy, Mar 24, 2020 / 12:56 pm (CNA).- While Fr. Giuseppe Berardelli is remembered fondly by those who knew him as a man of kindness and self-sa

Despite legal exemption, UK bishops close church buildings 2020-03-24 13:30:00London, England, Mar 24, 2020 / 11:30 am (CNA).- The bishops of the United Kingdom have ordered the closure of all Catholic churches, even though they

Portuguese bishops invite nations of the world to 2020-03-23 16:11:00Fatima, Portugal, Mar 23, 2020 / 02:11 pm (CNA).- On Wednesday, nations from around the world can be consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the

Former Swiss Guard: the elderly are 'united in 2020-03-23 15:01:00Bergamo, Italy, Mar 23, 2020 / 01:01 pm (CNA).- Mario Enzler’s mother always wanted a big family. “My mother wanted twenty children, but

At least 60 Italian priests have died after 2020-03-23 12:07:00Rome, Italy, Mar 23, 2020 / 10:07 am (CNA).- In the past week alone, more than 3,000 people have died in Italy after contracting the coronavirus. Amon

Battling virus and the 'invisible malice of malady', 2020-03-21 11:00:00Augsburg, Germany, Mar 21, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- Most of the community at the European seminary of the Priestly Fraternity of Saint Peter are sick f

Two Roman convents isolated as 59 religious sisters 2020-03-20 13:53:00Rome, Italy, Mar 20, 2020 / 11:53 am (CNA).- Two convents, one in Rome and one in a town nearby the capital city, have been isolated as the majority o

Chaplains stay the course at Madrid hospital, amid 2020-03-20 02:00:00Madrid, Spain, Mar 20, 2020 / 12:00 am (CNA).- Spain is among the countries hardest hit by the global coronavirus pandemic; as of Thursday afternoon,

Polish priest prays against coronavirus amid quarantine 2020-03-19 21:03:00Lublin, Poland, Mar 19, 2020 / 07:03 pm (CNA).- A Polish priest processed throughout the neighborhood of his parish encouraging quarantined parishione

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Reflect on this powerful quote about spiritual communion 2020-03-28 00:00:59"When we cannot go to the church, let us turn towards the tabernacle; no wall can shut us out from the good God." - St. John Vianney

Seeing the Raising of Lazarus through Rembrandt’s own 2020-03-28 00:00:57A Meditation on the Gospel of the 5th Sunday of Lent.

12 Scripture passages to calm your nerves and 2020-03-28 00:00:36Turn to these short quotes from the Bible for comfort in trying times.

Where to watch Eucharistic adoration online 2020-03-28 00:00:32When you are stuck at home and unable to visit a Catholic church, there are still opportunities to gaze at Jesus.

Who lives and who dies? Health care rationing 2020-03-28 00:00:29From a Catholic ethical framework, the following principles seem to me most defensible as disaster-based protocol.

7 Little-known saints who were medical professionals 2020-03-28 00:00:26There are so many saints who were doctors and nurses that you'll never get to know them all. Meet these 7.

“Come, Holy Spirit”: The song that is a 2020-03-28 00:00:25Christian songwriters Bill and Gloria Gaither produced the song in 1965.

3 Ways to practice fellowship while in isolation 2020-03-28 00:00:24While many of us suffer from loneliness, this trying time may lead to lasting friendships and stronger communities.

Italian priest becomes a doctor again to help 2020-03-28 00:00:23From healing souls to healing bodies, this priest is doing everything he can to help his flock.

A full guide to celebrate the 5th Sunday 2020-03-27 15:35:16Here you have the prayers, Readings, and everything else you need to celebrate with God’s Word

The image of Mary that Pope Francis wanted 2020-03-27 14:56:39She is known as the Protectress of the Roman People and the pope regularly stops in to bring her flowers.

China’s Catholics send medical masks to the Vatican 2020-03-27 14:13:19The Vatican had been sending masks to China since January; now China's faithful return the favor.

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“Wittenberg” in Synodal Slow Motion 2020-03-25 06:05:00As Yale’s Carlos Eire masterfully demonstrated in Reformations: The Early Modern World, 1450–1650 , there was no one “Protestant Re

Christian Life In Plague-Time 2020-03-25 06:00:00The coronavirus pandemic and the resulting restrictions of free assembly and travel raise the question: How do Christians deal with such crises? In 15

Coronavirus Diary: New York, March 24 2020-03-24 20:55:00T uesday . The bright morning sunshine contrasts sharply with yesterday’s cold and sleet. We’re starting our second day of shutdown. I wal

A Booklist For Quarantine 2020-03-24 06:00:00I haven’t yet picked up a book to read specifically because it seemed to have a bearing on this strange time in which we find ourselves, but how

Say “No” to Death’s Dominion 2020-03-23 15:20:00At the press conference on Friday announcing the New York shutdown, Governor Andrew Cuomo said, “I want to be able to say to the people of New Y

On Loving Thy Neighbor 2020-03-23 06:00:00Recently, while speaking in the Italian city of Bari, Pope Francis mentioned contemporary “populist” politicians—specifically, those

Questioning the Shutdown 2020-03-20 12:50:00The extraordinary shutdown, if continued, will have harmful consequences that go far beyond the economy. A short period of decisive action to buy time

The Cure for What Ails Us 2020-03-20 06:00:00A National Hospice Foundation survey some years ago found that Americans are more inclined to discuss safe sex and drugs with their children than th

Always the Era of the Saints 2020-03-19 10:45:00There’s a natural human tendency to attach magic powers to slogans, which then replace serious thought and effort. A good example from my genera

Notes From a Nonconformist 2020-03-19 06:00:00I achieved herd immunity many years ago. In fact, I think I was born with it. No, I am not talking about the supposed protection from disease granted

COVID-19 and the New Death Calculus 2020-03-18 09:35:00When I was a child, my father, who made a point of conveying his respects when someone in the locality died, would send me along to funerals if he was

Churchmanship 2020-03-18 06:00:00Churchmanship” is not a term in vogue today, and given the alleged inclusivity-deficit of such words it’s unlikely to make a comeback. Whi

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How CRS is helping refugees amid coronavirus 2020-03-27 18:11:00Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mar 27, 2020 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- There are nearly 700,000 refugees living in close quarters in the world's largest refugee settleme

House passes coronavirus relief bill, Trump signs into 2020-03-27 17:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The House on Friday passed a $2 trillion relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the

Updated: Springfield, Mass. diocese rescinds policy permitting nurses 2020-03-27 16:54:00Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 02:54 pm (CNA).- Update, 4:16 pm MT, March 27: One hour after the publication of the story below, the Diocese of Sprin

As dioceses face coronavirus money woes, Knights of 2020-03-27 16:17:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 02:17 pm (CNA).- The Knights of Columbus have offered a $1 million line of credit to Catholic dioceses to help dioceses and

Dioceses permit meat on Lent Fridays due to 2020-03-27 15:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- Several dioceses across the United States have dispensed Catholics from the canonical requirement to abstai

The cross is our hope: Pope gives Urbi 2020-03-27 14:19:00Vatican City, Mar 27, 2020 / 12:19 pm (CNA).- On Friday, before an empty and rain-covered St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis held Eucharistic ador

Abortion groups challenge Texas' coronavirus-driven elective surgery ban 2020-03-27 14:01:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 12:01 pm (CNA).- Texas has said that elective surgeries, including abortions, must halt to free up medical supplies for the

Aid workers kidnapped in Iraq released 2020-03-27 13:19:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 11:19 am (CNA).- Four men working in Iraq for the French humanitarian organization SOS Chrétiens d'Orient who went m

Abortion, not winning, is top Democratic priority, Lipinski 2020-03-27 12:00:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 10:00 am (CNA).- The Democratic Party’s extreme support of abortion will damage its chances at the ballot box this fal

40 Days under quarantine: Clinic vigils suspended 2020-03-27 11:00:00Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 09:00 am (CNA).- The pro-life ministry 40 Days for Life may have ended its public vigils outside abortion clinics, but

Relics of St. Corona will be displayed in 2020-03-27 10:30:00CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 08:30 am (CNA).- A German cathedral will publicly display the relics of St. Corona, an early Christian martyr, once the COVI

Prevent healthcare rationing on basis of disability, Congressmen 2020-03-27 09:30:00Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 07:30 am (CNA).- Members of Congress are asking the U.S. health department to clarify that states cannot ration patien