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Diocese of Wilmington parishes offer livestreamed Masses, other spiritual resources

The Dialog news operation is providing special alerts to readers of the Angelus e-newsletter. Sign up here for a free subscription to the Angelus. Although public gatherings...

Italian priests rise to challenges of connecting separated family and deceased...

ROME -- When Father Mario Carminati went to bless the remains of one of his parishioners, he called the deceased man's daughter on WhatsApp...

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...

CARES Act expected to offer emergency aid to Catholic agencies

CLEVELAND -- Catholic hospitals, parish schools and charitable agencies are among the entities hoping to receive partial relief under a massive $2.2 trillion emergency...

Diocese of Brooklyn, N.Y., reports a parishioner has died of COVID-19

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — The Diocese of Brooklyn announced March 25 that an elderly parishioner from Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Jamaica...

Pope Francis, global Christian leaders join in prayer for COVID-19 pandemic’s...

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CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield ‘not shy about his Catholic faith,’...

BALTIMORE -- When Msgr. Richard Woy sees Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on television these days...

Pope Francis makes mini-pilgrimage outside Vatican to pray for end of...

ROME — With Italy on lockdown and Rome streets almost deserted, Pope Francis left the Vatican March 15 in a mini-pilgrimage to an icon...

Catholic schools to close for two weeks, extracurriculars canceled as Diocese...

Schools in the Diocese of Wilmington will be closed through March 27 as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the state and...

High mortality rate means Italian churches, chaplains, nuns have unexpected role...

ROME — In a nation where the faithful are not allowed to assemble for Mass, one church in northern Italy is full. The Church of...

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