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Monsignor Kieran Harrington blesses the coffin of Fr. Jorge Ortiz-Garay before its trip to Mexico. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn
by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 5, 2020 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- At least seven Felician sisters from a single community in Michigan died due to coronavirus in April. As the Church in the United States continues to count the human cost of the pandemic, the body of

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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- If everything were going according to plan, Jessica would be entering the convent on August 22. But, thanks to coronavirus, everything is not going according to plan. “I was accepted to pre-postulancy with an order, and as

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome, Italy, Mar 20, 2020 / 11:53 am (CNA).- Two convents, one in Rome and one in a town nearby the capital city, have been isolated as the majority of religious sisters in the communities tested positive for COVID-19. According to Italian news agency ANSA, 59 sisters