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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Sep 2, 2020 / 05:03 pm MT (CNA).- In normal times – when there is not a global pandemic – Linda Dyson assists Catholics at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Atlanta, Georgia with pastoral care ministries, which are for people who are experiencing

CNA Staff, Aug 31, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- In a letter to San Francisco’s Mayor London Breed and other city officials, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone on Monday called on the city’s secular authorities to, “at a minimum, remove the excessive limits on outdoor public worship.” “Particularly for us as

CNA Staff, Aug 29, 2020 / 03:56 pm MT (CNA).- A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools. U.S. District Judge James Donato in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction against the rule Thursday. He said the Education

CNA Staff, Aug 25, 2020 / 02:52 am MT (CNA).- Evidence suggests that church services following public health guidelines do not present a greater risk of spreading the novel coronavirus than other similar activities, doctors said last week. Washing hands, social distancing, and mask requirements have helped prevent the spread

CNA Staff, Aug 24, 2020 / 10:15 am MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Madison expressed his frustration this weekend after Dane County, Wisconsin, ordered all schools in the county to start the academic year online. The county issued the order Friday, giving local Catholic schools less than three day’s notice

by JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 01:23 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has canceled its in-person November meeting in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Sources say that conference leadership is now considering whether to conduct an abbreviated virtual meeting in place of the canceled event.

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 21, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The University of Notre Dame on Tuesday announced a two-week hiatus from in-person class instruction, amid a growing number of COVID-19 infections on campus. Some alumni, students, and faculty are calling on university president Father John Jenkins

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 19, 2020 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- Parishes in San Francisco, including the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, have been holding concurrent outdoor Masses in order to adapt to the city’s COVID-19 health orders. Several Masses took place concurrently on San Francisco’s

Vatican City, Aug 17, 2020 / 08:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis invited participants in an annual Catholic festival Monday to join him “in witnessing to the experience of the beauty of God.” In a message on behalf of the pope for this year’s Meeting for Friendship among Peoples in

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 02:05 pm MT (CNA).- Over a quarter of young adults aged 18-24 have seriously contemplated suicide over the last month, a new Centers for Disease Control survey has found. The report, titled “Mental Health, Substance Use, and Suicidal Ideation During