- Jan 16, 2021
The Cebu Archdiocese in the central Philippines kicked off festivities Jan. 8 to honor the Child Jesus, or Santo Niño de Cebu, while following strict COVID-19 pandemic protocols.
Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and a shortage of nurses and other health care workers to treat patients with COVID-19, a Catholic university in Baton Rouge has been graduating nursing students early and accelerating its respiratory therapy program for seniors.
Five Louisiana priests that sacrificed their lives to care for the sick through the 1873 yellow fever epidemic in Shreveport are officially on the path to sainthood.
The worsening coronavirus pandemic and economic conditions in Syria are further deepening poverty and hardship for Christians, who find themselves trapped in a political stalemate, religious freedom advocates say.
Five priests who died during the 1873 yellow fever pandemic in Shreveport are being considered for sainthood.
For Benedictine Sister Vivian Ivantic, these times are not unprecedented. Ivantic was born in 1913, five years before the Spanish flu pandemic that began in 1918. Now, the Chicago woman religious can add the novel coronavirus to the deadly illnesses she has escaped.