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March 30, 2020
March 30, 2020
A statement from the Rome Vicariate says His Eminence is admitted to Rome’s Gemelli hospital with fever, his general condition good, and that he has begun an antiviral therapy, while his closest collaborators are self-isolating. New details have emerged, meanwhile, regarding the testing and other safety protocols implemented in the Vatican after a coronavirus scare last week.
March 30, 2020
Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki of Cologne has opened the archdiocesan seminary to feed and shelter the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic
March 30, 2020
Government decisions to prioritize the economy over people could result in a 'viral genocide', Pope Francis reportedly said
March 30, 2020
Half of the 40 sisters at the Little Missionary Sisters of Charity Mother House in Tortona have tested positive for the virus
March 30, 2020
Across Europe, Catholic dioceses and religious orders are offering to turn church facilities into spaces needed for health care or housing
March 30, 2020
The Church can trust in the mercy and justice of God, Pope Francis said
March 30, 2020
The British government has apparently changed its position for the third time in less than a week and allowed chemical abortions to be completed entirely at home after telephone or video consultation.
March 30, 2020
Pope Francis said it is a grace to weep with those who weep
March 30, 2020
Pope Francis appealed for a global ceasefire on Sunday as countries work to defend their populations from the coronavirus pandemic
March 30, 2020
I happen to be writing this on a Friday evening: for Jews, it is “Erev Yom Shi Shi, “the night before Shabbat”. I happen to know this because many years ago, before university, I worked on a kibbutz which, although secular, held fast to its ancient Friday night rituals. This memory occurs to me because