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Jan 9, 2021 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis' personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died from health complications related to the coronavirus, according to the Vatican.
Jan 7, 2021 - 07:19 pm .- Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana, on the border of Mexico and the United States, reported January 6 that he “remarkably improved” from COVID-19, which he had contracted after undergoing a prostate surgery and put him in danger of death.
Jan 6, 2021 - 04:27 pm .- Fr. James Flores Álvarez, rector of the Redemptoris Mater Seminary in the Archdiocese of Corrientes, died Tuesday of COVID-19.
Jan 6, 2021 - 03:15 pm .- The Diocese of Tucson, Arizona announced new COVID-19 protocols that will require closing all churches for regular public indoor Masses from Jan. 8-Feb. 5, when the current policy will be revisited.
Jan 6, 2021 - 08:30 am .- An estimated 2,500 Three Kings parades took place in Poland on Wednesday amid tight coronavirus restrictions.
Jan 6, 2021 - 12:25 am .- Los Angeles County has announced it is limiting non-COVID emergency care, due to hospitals having reached a “point of crisis” during the pandemic, promoting ethicists to discuss whether the act is justified.
Jan 5, 2021 - 08:35 am .- Iceland’s only Catholic bishop has called on the government to lift the country’s 10-person limit on Mass attendance, arguing that it is an “unfair discrepancy” within the current coronavirus measures.
Dec 30, 2020 - 04:00 am .- What is acedia, and why does this priest tweet about it so much.
Dec 29, 2020 - 01:27 pm .- The Vatican’s COVID-19 commission said Tuesday it is working to help promote fair access to the coronavirus vaccine, especially for those who are most vulnerable.
Dec 23, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christmas brings joy and strength that can remove the pessimism that has spread in human hearts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dec 22, 2020 - 05:48 pm .- Catholics are not morally obliged to take the coronavirus vaccine and should appeal to the Holy Spirit for wisdom, Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas has said.
Dec 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- As the coronavirus continues to spread, many people find themselves confronted with their mortality for the first time. One religious sister, who has created a ministry helping Catholics find hope in their faith when faced with the reality of death, says they need help.
Dec 21, 2020 - 04:00 am .- When the singers of the Schola Cantorum of the London Oratory School gathered earlier this year to create a new album, they knew they had little margin for error.
Dec 19, 2020 - 04:01 am .- Eight elderly religious sisters died of COVID-19 complications in one week at a retirement home for the School Sisters of Notre Dame near Milwaukee.
Dec 18, 2020 - 05:01 pm .- The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Kentucky Christian school’s plea to reopen for in-person learning, upholding a health order from the governor that barred in-person K-12 education in most areas until January.
Dec 18, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A Catholic chaplain at a COVID hospital in Rome said he has seen many reasons for hope this Advent, especially in the dedication of medical workers who give their all to save the lives of coronavirus patients.
Dec 17, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- On Wednesday, the Office for Civil Rights at the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it resolved a religious discrimination complaint with Mr. Sinai Health System, which operates seven hospitals in New York.
Dec 17, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The District of Columbia has changed course and will now allow up to 250 people to attend religious services. The previous limit was 50, which was challenged in court by the Archdiocese of Washington. 
Dec 16, 2020 - 06:01 pm .- A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled preliminarily that Nevada may not limit attendance at indoor religious services differently than it limits businesses or other gatherings.
Dec 16, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- The current pandemic has underscored the need for global solidarity to achieve nuclear disarmament, a senior Vatican diplomat said on Wednesday.

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