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March 26, 2020
Christopher R. Altieri
The new case takes the number of coronavirus-positive diagnoses inside the Vatican to five.
March 26, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The Pope asked the Lord for help in bearing these worries
March 26, 2020
Catholic News Agency
The miraculous crucifix at which Pope Francis prayed on Sunday for an end to the coronavirus has been taken down from its altar and transported to St Peter's Square, so it can be present on Friday during the pontiff's benediction "Urbi et Orbi."
March 25, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The CDF has issued two decrees giving new Eucharistic prefaces and provision for the celebration of more recently canonised saints in the Traditional Latin Mass
March 25, 2020
Christopher R. Altieri
Pope Francis leads Catholics in joining Christians of all Churches and confessions worldwide in praying for an end to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 25, 2020
Christopher R. Altieri
Pope Francis: 'May the Lord hear the united prayer of all of His disciples who are preparing themselves to celebrate the victory of the Risen Christ'
March 24, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
Pope Francis has warned Christians to avoid living in a “fog” of sadness, sloth, and complaining, instead of rejoicing in the spiritual healing they have received from Christ
March 23, 2020
Junno Arocho Esteves
'A business that lays off employees to save itself is not a solution,' Pope Francis said
March 23, 2020
Courtney Mares/CNA
Pope Francis offered Mass on Monday for people facing economic hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic.
March 21, 2020
Courtney Mares/CNA
Pope Francis provided an example of a spiritual communion prayer that can be said from home
March 21, 2020
Catholic News Agency
Cardinal Joseph Zen published a blog post on Saturday accusing the Vatican’s secretary of state of manipulating Pope Francis, and continuing his ongoing criticism of the Holy See’s approach to the Catholic Church in China
March 20, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
The Vatican department for liturgy published guidelines on Friday for bishops and priests on the celebration of Holy Week, the Triduum, and Easter liturgies during the coronavirus pandemic