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Covid-19 - Latest News
Jul 8, 2020 - 12:08 am .- As cases of COVID-19 spike in Arizona, the Diocese of Tucson has once again suspended the public celebration of Mass to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 5, 2020 - 06:20 am .- Pope Francis applauded the United Nations Security Council Sunday for its recent resolution calling for an immediate global ceasefire amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 5, 2020 - 04:23 am .- A coalition of faith-based organizations is asking Congress to take immediate action to help fund efforts to help fight the coronavirus pandemic overseas.
Jun 28, 2020 - 04:00 am .- While hand washing and social distancing have been implemented around the globe as tools to fight the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, refugees face challenges in putting these recommendations into practice, said one relief agency worker.
Jun 23, 2020 - 04:18 pm .- New York City cannot enforce coronavirus restrictions strictly on religious gatherings and leave mass public protests untouched, leading U.S. Department of Justice officials said in a letter to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Jun 22, 2020 - 07:30 pm .- As New York City’s eviction moratorium expires for some people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Charities has warned that many low-income residents may face risk of eviction.
Jun 17, 2020 - 03:33 pm .- At least 100 Catholic elementary and high schools across the United States will not reopen for the fall semester, with many suffering from low enrollment and decreased donations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020 - 03:19 am .- Republicans and Democrats aren’t the only political parties finding their 2020 campaigning efforts hampered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 15, 2020 - 04:42 pm .- King Felipe VI of Spain called Cardinal Juan José Omella, president of the Spanish bishops’ conference, on June 11 to express his condolences for priests who have died from COVID-19, and to thank the Church for its work in the country.
Jun 13, 2020 - 03:37 am .- Amid the worldwide panic surrounding coronavirus and lockdowns, as well as protests and unrest in many parts of the country in recent weeks, it can be easy for people of any faith to ask: Where is God?
Jun 12, 2020 - 09:00 am .- As Italy moves into a new phase of its lockdown reopening, the Diocese of Rome announced that  it will offer free COVID-19 antibody testing for all priests ministering amid the pandemic.
Jun 11, 2020 - 12:55 am .- Abortion clinics in Mexico City are reporting decreases in abortion by as much as 40% due to the coronavirus lockdown.
Jun 6, 2020 - 05:06 pm .- As restrictions meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus have forced churches to close or limit their activity in recent months, priests across the U.S. may be feeling “nonessential” as they struggle to support or even engage with their parish community, one psychologist said.
Jun 5, 2020 - 03:00 am .- With disturbing and frightening news dominating the headlines in recent weeks, a psychologist and a priest suggested that Catholics take care to guard their psychological and spiritual health.
Jun 2, 2020 - 12:42 am .- Bishop Thomas Zinkula of Davenport, Iowa has written a letter to the local homeland security chief asking for the release of three detained immigrants from Guatemala.
May 29, 2020 - 05:46 pm .- Churches in New South Wales will be allowed to open with the same restrictions as other buildings, after Australian Catholics complained that religious services were being treated unfairly.
May 29, 2020 - 12:56 pm .- The Trump administration has removed guidance on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website which discouraged, among other things, singing, choirs and “shared cups” at religious services.
May 28, 2020 - 08:21 pm .- Salesian ministries in Bogota, Colombia, have joined forces to feed the families of the children and young people they serve at the Saint Francis de Sales Oratory youth center, which they run in the poor, crime ridden Las Cruces neighborhood.
May 26, 2020 - 03:52 pm .- As Congress considers additional COVID relief efforts in the coming weeks, it should focus especially on the needs of the poor and vulnerable, said the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development.
May 23, 2020 - 02:04 pm .- The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem is reopening this weekend, after being closed in late March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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