The question of married priests “must now be worked out with the Pope and the offices of the Holy See”, Cardinal Cláudio Hummes has said.
Hong Kong diocese has suspended public Masses for two weeks in response to the coronavirus epidemic.
More than 200,000 pilgrims have prayed for victims of the outbreak at an Indian shrine.
Pope Francis has said he hopes to meet Patriarch Kirill of Moscow soon.
Cathleen Kaveny says elements of the Christian vision of the afterlife “remain remarkably hazy”.
And Jim Graves explains how a California parish has helped hundreds to find jobs.
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