- Jul 2, 2020
ROSARIO, Argentina – As the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and his wife, Vice President Rosario Murillo, is being accused of turning a blind eye to country’s COVID-19 pandemic, the Catholic Church is asking politicians to place the interests of the nation before their own. “Today, we need men
An Italian priest and well-known anti-mafia activist has warned that with global attention fixed on managing the coronavirus pandemic, mafias are infiltrating weakened economies and taking advantage of loosened restrictions on the movement of goods.
A bishop and priests serving the shantytowns surrounding Buenos Aires, Argentina, warn of COVID-19 spreading through their densely populated communities and said an inadequate response from health authorities is causing people to turn to parishes.
South Korea is considering including religious facilities on the same list with nightclubs, hostess bars and karaoke rooms as “high risk” venues for the spread of COVID-19 following a slew of transmissions tied to church gatherings.
Pope Francis believes that the human person is not immune to crises but always impacted by them. Being better or worse after each one, he’s often said, is “up to us.” With that in mind, the Vatican’s COVID-19 coronavirus crisis task force is identifying what needs to be changed.