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Vatican
March 28, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
Pope Francis prayed on Saturday for everyone who is going hungry, or who will go hungry, because of the coronavirus pandemic
March 27, 2020
Christopher R. Altieri
A deserted St Peter's Square was the setting for a remarkable prayer service
March 27, 2020
The Catholic Herald
“When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this.
March 27, 2020
Christopher R. Altieri
Pope Francis invites the world's faithful to pray with him for an end to the coronavirus pandemic, and receive the benediction urbi et orbi.
March 27, 2020
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
All ceremonies will take place inside St Peter’s Basilica and without the presence of the public
March 26, 2020
Catholic News Agency
Pope Francis has entrusted the Office of Papal Charities with 30 ventilators to be distributed to 30 hospitals in need, the Vatican has announced
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'
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