- Jul 23, 2021
The Italian government Thursday rolled out new rules requiring citizens to present a ‘Green Pass’ demonstrating that they have either been vaccinated or have had a negative COVID test to be admitted to most indoor activities, except for weekly Mass.
Myanmar’s top ecclesial authority has urged citizens and the government to set differences aside and join forces in fighting the spread of the coronavirus, voicing hope that collaboration in this regard will bring healing and unity in a divided nation.
The bishops of the province of Baltimore and the Archdiocese of Washington announced June 2 they would be lifting the dispensation of the Sunday and holy day Mass obligation that was granted at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in March 2020.
In response to a letter from the bishops and patriarchs of Lebanon asking for European intervention as the country plunges even further into a black hole, Europe’s bishops have pledged support and have asked government leaders to take action.
A vaccination clinic is targeting refugees and new immigrants, and aims to remove barriers to getting a dose.
At least 117 Catholic priests in India died in the 33 days between 10 April and May 14, 2021.
Catholic college graduation ceremonies — like everything else this past year — look different. But they are primarily happening in-person unlike last year, when many ceremonies were canceled or took place virtually.
New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, joined by priests and lay faithful, prayed the rosary’s sorrowful mysteries May 8 for the people of India now suffering as COVID-19 ravages their country.