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Pope Francis prays for media helping people endure coronavirus isolation

VATICAN CITY -- With self-isolation becoming more widespread due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis thanked journalists and members of the media who inform...

Pope Francis: Focus on economy over people could lead to ‘viral...

VATICAN CITY  -- Countries fighting the coronavirus pandemic could face deadly consequences if they focus on protecting their economies more than their own people,...

Vatican publishes Pope Francis’ plan for Holy Week, Easter “without the...

VATICAN CITY  -- With public gatherings, including Masses, banned in Italy to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Vatican published an updated version...

Prison ministry faces challenges of global coronavirus pandemic in Italy and...

VATICAN CITY -- As more countries continue to take precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the term "lockdown," normally used to describe...

‘Every man for himself’ is not a solution to coronavirus pandemic,...

VATICAN CITY -- As more and more countries start to feel the economic pinch due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis urged business leaders...

Pope Francis on coronavirus: ‘We can only get out of this...

VATICAN CITY -- As more countries continue to lockdown and isolate to stem the spread of the coronavirus, "we can only get out of...

Celebrating Easter at home is an ‘opportunity for faith,’ Vatican official...

VATICAN CITY -- With the prospect of trying to celebrate Easter without a large parish or Vatican liturgies, Catholics still can turn a tragic...

As coronavirus-caused lockdown continues, Pope Francis prays for lonely elderly

VATICAN CITY — As Italy entered its second week of lockdown, Pope Francis urged Christians to remember the elderly who are suffering not only...

Pope Francis prays for pastors to find ways to minister amid...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis urged people to pray for parish priests so that they may find ways to accompany their people while the...

As coronavirus continues to spread in Italy, the country’s bishops declare...

VATICAN CITY -- The suspension of public Masses in Italy is a painful yet necessary measure to protect people's health, the country's bishops said. "This...

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