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COVID-19 forces cancelation of Catholic Youth Ministry’s youth cross pilgrimage again

For the second consecutive year, the youth cross pilgrimage sponsored by Catholic Youth Ministry has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The diocese...

If this pandemic is a marathon, Lent can be our replenishing...

During a homily this past Advent, my pastor referenced the 19th-century poem "In the Bleak Midwinter" by English poet Christina Rossetti. He spoke about...

Entering the second Lent with COVID, we endure mental, emotional and...

Our Sunday Visitor With the arrival of Lent, we enter into a natural time of reflection. For 40 days, Jesus entered the desert, fasting and...

Another community saved by Payment Protection Program funding: St. Francis of...

If last year's Paycheck Protection Program was like a matching grant, prompting recipients to stretch resources in order to maintain payroll and stay afloat...

Iraqi announces increased COVID-19 restrictions as it prepares for scheduled March...

VATICAN CITY -- Two days after the Iraqi government announced stringent COVID-19 precautions, including the closure of mosques and churches "until further notice," the...

Philippine archdiocese to allow churchgoers to distribute ashes to family at...

MANILA, Philippines -- An archdiocese in the Philippines will allow churchgoers to distribute ashes among family members at home to mark the beginning of...

Detroit Archbishop Allen Vigneron will lift general dispensation from Sunday Mass...

DETROIT -- Citing the "essential and central nature of the eucharistic sacrifice" in the life of the Catholic Church, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron...

After 11 months of ‘giving up,’ what is there left to...

WASHINGTON -- Since childhood, the typical U.S. Catholic's response to Lent is giving up, as in "What are you giving up for Lent?" If you...

Across Africa, ‘communities are urgently demanding more practical information and training...

CAPE TOWN, South Africa  -- In Sudan's Nuba Mountains and in neighboring South Sudan, mass vaccination against COVID-19 is so far off that it...

Inequities in health care exposed during pandemic, Catholic Health Association official...

WASHINGTON — Inequities in U.S. health care have long existed, but the coronavirus pandemic has exposed them to wider scrutiny, according to Kathy Curran,...

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