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Through coronavirus pandemic, politicians must put country over party, Pope Francis...

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis began his morning Mass by praying for political leaders and calling on them to put the welfare of their...

Pope Francis thanks pharmacists for helping people during pandemic

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he was called out for forgetting to thank a group of people who also are on the front...

Pope Francis prays for elderly fearing dying alone during coronavirus pandemic

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis offered prayers for elderly people living alone or in retirement homes who are living in fear of contracting the...

Bishop Nerbini of Prato allows giving of communion from doctors to...

VATICAN CITY -- Looking for a way to provide both spiritual and physical care on Easter, a group of Italian doctors received their bishop's...

Pope Francis prays for Christians to remain united and faithful during...

VATICAN CITY -- Fidelity and unity can be difficult to maintain in times of trial, Pope Francis said, but he prayed God would give...

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...

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