- Dec 2, 2020
Cloistered nuns have been “self isolating” for centuries: They can offer advice for people quarantined by COVID-19.
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington announced March 17 it has closed its doors to the public in response to the Centers for Disease Control and District of Columbia’s guidelines “and to support the efforts of authorities to minimize the spread of COVID-19,” the disease caused by the coronavirus.
As the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading through Latin America, church officials are moving to take action.
The volunteers are fewer, but Ernie Stetenfeld and his fellow Vincentians in Madison, Wisconsin, are not slowing down in the face of the coronavirus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The retired Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace might not be able to escape the news of the coronavirus’ deadly impact on nursing homes just a few miles away from them, but they have a way to cope with it. “A lot of them have the practice