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by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Apr 29, 2021 / 07:00 am America/Denver (CNA). With concerns that suicide rates are rising in communities of color during the pandemic, Catholic mental health workers say the Church can play a key role in response. Claire Shynett, coordinator of the Houston chapter of the

CNA Staff, Apr 28, 2021 / 12:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The president of the Bishops’ Conference of Scotland on Wednesday deplored the Irish government’s “disturbing” public worship ban. In an April 28 statement on behalf of the Scottish bishops, Bishop Hugh Gilbert criticized new regulations on public worship, approved April

Steubenville, Ohio, Apr 24, 2021 / 15:01 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Franciscan University of Steubenville is conducting a research study to better understand COVID-19 and herd immunity. Through its School of Natural Applied Sciences, the university plans to evaluate 500 students and faculty by the end of April. The study

On April 12, Archbishop Schnurr sent the following letter to priests and deacons of the archdiocese. April 12, 2021 Dear Brothers in Holy Orders, On December 3, 2020, I wrote to you outlining some of the most importanModerna Vacct principles regarding the application of the Church’s moral teaching to the

by CNA Staff New York City, N.Y., Mar 26, 2021 / 05:16 pm MT (CNA).- In a recent pastoral letter, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York encouraged Catholics to foster a culture of life through charity and prayer. The cardinal issued the letter on March 19, the Feast of St.

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- Catholic bishops and prominent theologians and ethicists say that although there is not an obligation to receive a COVID vaccine, Catholics should consider the strong moral argument in favor of doing so. Regarding moral concerns over the

Washington D.C., Mar 9, 2021 / 02:05 pm MT (CNA).- The pandemic has emphasized the need for global solidarity, stated leading U.S. bishops one year after mass lockdowns and suspensions of public Masses began in March, 2020. “In the pandemic, God has once more revealed us to ourselves,” said the

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Feb 17, 2021 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments issued guidelines on Wednesday for the celebration of Holy Week this year in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the note signed Feb. 17

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Feb 15, 2021 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- The Iraqi government has announced new COVID-19 restrictions, including the closure of all places of worship, less than three weeks before Pope Francis’ scheduled trip to Iraq. On Feb. 14 the health ministry of Iraq wrote that

CNA Staff, Feb 14, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- A Catholic doctor called on Sunday for an independent inquiry into reports that COVID-19 patients with learning disabilities have been given “do not resuscitate” notices during the second wave of the virus in the U.K. Fr. Patrick Pullicino, a neurologist