- Apr 7, 2020
Christina and Vinh Nguyen’s lives are centered on three things: Their two children, their faith and their food cart. Now the couple’s Portland mini-kitchen on wheels — its Vietnamese fare of noodle salads and “banh mi” sandwiches, their sole source of income — is temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus.
Dominican Father Paul Murray is one of English-language Catholicism’s most prominent contemporary theologians and poets, and he reflects on the spiritual significance and fall out of the coronavirus pandemic.
As national and local governments have been issuing stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Pope Francis asked people to pray for and assist those who are homeless.