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Many answering calls to religious life are turning to Zoom

WASHINGTON — When Liz Dodd was formally welcomed as a candidate for the Sisters of St Joseph of Peace last November, she took part...

Many Texas Catholic parishes will continue face mask protocols, capacity limits

WASHINGTON -- Many Catholic parishes in Texas will continue to ask parishioners to wear face masks and will limit capacity for Masses even though...

Catholic health care officials make COVID-19 vaccinations for everyone a priority

WASHINGTON — To make sure COVID-19 vaccines reach everyone, Catholic health care officials are working to overcome hurdles of bias, language barriers, and technology...

‘We were here’ — reflections on coronavirus care from hospital chaplains

WASHINGTON — As the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation this past year, hospital chaplains — already accustomed to helping people cope with sickness and...

After United States reaches half a million deaths, President Joe Biden...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden addressed the nation in a speech from the White House Feb. 22, the day the nation reached, and then...

White House faith-based partnership office returns with executive order from President...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Feb. 14 reestablishing the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships as a means...

SCOTUS says death-row inmate’s pastor permitted to attend execution; Alabama then...

WASHINGTON -- After the Supreme Court blocked the execution of an Alabama man because it ruled his pastor should be allowed to be with...

National Catholic school enrollment, hit by coronavirus pandemic, is at its...

WASHINGTON -- Catholic school enrollment figures for the current school year -- significantly impacted by the pandemic -- dropped 6.4% or more than 111,000...

Oranges or barbecue? Florida Catholic school and Bishop Gregory L. Parkes...

WASHINGTON -- Catholics in St. Petersburg, Florida, will need to get their napkins ready because some barbecue from Kansas City, Missouri, is coming their...

Coronavirus pandemic brings new look to Ash Wednesday, but message remains...

WASHINGTON — Ash Wednesday, as with many other things right now, will have a different look at many Catholic parishes across the United States...

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