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February 23, 2021
Argentinian Bishop Oscar Vicente Ojea spoke out against the “politicisation" of the Covid-19 vaccine after Argentina’s health minister resigned amid accusations that he gave vaccines out as political favours.
February 23, 2021
In a joint statement Feb. 23, Caritas Europa and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the EU (COMECE) said that “commitment to solidarity must be the decisive criterion in this historic moment.”
February 18, 2021
The Republic of Ireland imposed Level Five restrictions because of the coronavirus at the end of December 2020. These restrictions will be in place until at least March 5. Religious services may be held only online; places of worship may remain open for private prayer. Only ‘essential retail’ can open. Religious services are also banned in Level Four.
February 09, 2021
The President of Colombia has announced that he will give protected status to nearly one million Venezuelan migrants living in Colombia.
February 08, 2021
The deaths of ten Yanomami children in the Brazilian state of Amazonas has fuelled fears about the impact of coronavirus on indigenous communities.
February 05, 2021
CNA Staff, Feb 5, 2021 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Tegucigalpa said on Thursday that Cardinal Óscar Rodríguez Maradiaga has tested positive for COVID-19 and is “stable and recovering” at a local private clinic. 
January 29, 2021
More than half of Britons believe footballer Marcus Rashford is doing a better job of holding the government to account over its coronavirus response than leader of the opposition Sir Keir Starmer.
January 29, 2021
The West has forgotten the people of Syria because of the coronavirus, Sister Annie Demerjian told Catholic charity Aid to the Church in need.