- Feb 24, 2021
When the pandemic forced many people to work from home last spring, business at Al’s Shoe Service in Mount Prospect, outside of Chicago, almost completely dried up overnight.
Joyce Christian understands firsthand why many Black people and other people of color are hesitant and mistrust the medical community. Her father, Freddie Lee Tyson, was unknowingly a part of the U. S. Public Health Services Syphilis Study at Tuskegee in Alabama.
VATICAN CITY — As the COVID-19 pandemic nears its first full year, the Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments reminded bishops that the guidelines it issued last year for celebrating the Holy Week and Easter liturgies would still be valid this year. Local bishops still must decide the
In a Feb. 15 segment for the “Today” show’s “Changemakers” and “Black Voices” series, Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory of Washington reflected on his faith journey and on his own experiences with racism.
The Council of European Bishops’ Conferences announced the launch of a prayer network during Lent to pray for the victims of COVID-19 and for the families of those who died of the coronavirus.
In his Lenten 2021 message, Pope Francis called on Christians to remain hopeful despite the uncertainties, turning back to God who patiently continues to care for his creation.