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  • U.S. seminarians from Rome have parish placements during pandemic

    U.S. seminarians from Rome have parish placements during pandemic

    • Apr 6, 2020

    The U.S. seminarians who were studying at Rome’s Pontifical North American College have or are about to complete their 14-day quarantine at home and will be getting very unusual pastoral experience in U.S. parishes that are finding ways to minister to Catholics amid the restrictions imposed to slow the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Damage to ‘miraculous crucifix’ not as serious as reported, rector says

    Damage to ‘miraculous crucifix’ not as serious as reported, rector says

    • Apr 1, 2020

    The rector of Rome’s Saint Marcellus church, which houses the so-called “miraculous crucifix” believed to have been damaged during a prayer event with Pope Francis, has said that the harm is not serious as has been reported and they are expecting to get the priceless treasure back soon.

  • Rome mayor meets with Pope Francis; endorses Caritas campaign

    Rome mayor meets with Pope Francis; endorses Caritas campaign

    • Mar 30, 2020

    On the same day that she had a private meeting with Pope Francis, Rome Mayor Virginia Raggi on Facebook endorsed a campaign to help the poor during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak launched by the Rome office of Catholic charitable organization Caritas Internationalis.

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