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Testing our patience: Where is God in the pandemic?

As someone who works in the field of spiritual formation, I am constantly concerned with providing people space to ask the question, "Where is...

Applying the virtue of prudence during the time of COVID-19

As countries face the prospect of "reopening" life after COVID-19, many decisions about the "new normal" must be taken. Everyone recognizes that we can't...

Catholic Health Association head urges Trump not to pull U.S. out...

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Catholic Health Association has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to pull the United States out...

Updated: Diocese of Wilmington parishes offer livestreamed Masses, other spiritual resources

Although public gatherings have been cancelled during the stay-at-home order to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, many parishes in the Diocese of Wilmington are offering...

Church reopenings during pandemic underscore the need for community

St. John XXIII Parish is 15 years old this summer. I have been pastor throughout that time. There was the initial planting of a...

Pope Francis to health workers: “We can come out of this...

VATICAN CITY -- During the darkest, most deadly days of the COVID-19 pandemic in northern Italy, medical professionals and volunteers were "silent artisans of...

Reasonable expectations are needed for protests to succeed: Father Eugene Hemrick

Hordes of protesters have flooded the streets over burning concerns crying to be addressed. Will racism continue to divide society? Will those protecting law...

Catholic Extension study lists highest, lowest COVID-19 rates by U.S. diocese...

CHICAGO — An analysis conducted by the staff of Catholic Extension found that dioceses it supports financially have the nation’s most — and least...

Pope Francis prays for those still hit by COVID-19, urges caution...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis prayed for people living in countries where COVID-19 is still causing a huge number of deaths, and he cautioned...

Patience: Catholics are people who wait — and people who love

We are waiting. Waiting for what? We don't really know. We used to wait in line, on hold, in traffic. We waited with anticipation for...

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