- May 13, 2021
Bishop Mark J. Seitz of El Paso is self-quarantining at his home after a test taken Oct. 3 indicated he had tested positive for COVID-19.
In facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the efforts of the scientific community can serve as an example for the world on the importance of working together for the common good, Pope Francis said.
The president of Catholic Charities USA said the agency would turn to Capitol Hill to get a pandemic relief bill passed after it called President Donald Trump’s decision to suspend talks on the legislation “heartless.”
Scotland’s bishops say the Catholic Church in the country has been “meticulous in controlling infection and ensuring the safety of all those who cross the threshold” of a church building in the country, and public worship can continue safely, even during a “second wave” of the pandemic.
Caritas India has been named the Best NGO for healthcare services in country, highlighting the contribution the Catholic charitable agency has been making in India during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Holy Cross Father John Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Today, the pope travels to Assisi, the birthplace of St. Francis, to continue his effort to deliver on the expectations taking that name created.
The number of churchgoers in Dutch parishes has decreased by about 25 percent as a result of the coronavirus crisis, and the elderly and other vulnerable parishioners are especially avoiding Mass because they are scared or cautious.