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by Kate Olivera Denver Newsroom, Jan 19, 2022 / 14:17 pm A Catholic health care system in Wisconsin is no longer including race as a factor in determining a patient’s eligibility for COVID-19 treatments. SSM Health and its affiliates use a risk scoring calculator to determine a patient’s eligibility for

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 18, 2022 / 07:05 am Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra have tested positive for COVID-19, the Holy See press office confirmed on Tuesday. Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, has “very mild” symptoms, while his Venezuelan substitute, Peña Parra, is asymptomatic,

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Jan 12, 2022 / 02:55 am Pope Francis prayed on Wednesday for workers “crushed by an unbearable burden” amid the COVID-19 recession. At his Jan. 12 general audience in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, the pope asked for a moment’s silence for workers who took their lives

Father Jan Schmidt at the Basilica of the Pilar in Zaragosa Spain (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Thursday, December 9, 2021: Dominick Albano & Jessica Rinaudo interview Father Jan Schmidt Thursday, December 2, 2021: Dominick Albano interview Kara Ross, Respect Life Thursday, November 20, 2021: Dominick Albano and Jennifer Schack interview Katie Englefield, Marriage Evangelization Thursday, November 11, 2021: Dominick Albano and Jennifer Schack interview Sister Marie-Cecil

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Dec 1, 2021 / 08:30 am Catholic bishops in the Netherlands have decided to cancel Christmas Midnight Masses once again this year as a precaution to stop the spread of COVID-19. The Dutch bishops announced on Dec. 1 that no Catholic Masses or other parish

by Kate Olivera Denver Newsroom, Sep 16, 2021 / 12:36 pm Catholics are the religious group most vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United States, according to a new national survey by the Pew Research Center. The survey of 10,349 U.S. adults found that 82% of self-identified Catholics had received at

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2021 / 16:00 pm As the Biden administration prepares to require COVID-19 vaccinations at many workplaces, a Catholic bioethicist urged the administration to keep an alternative to vaccinations in place – weekly testing. Last Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that his administration would

by Shannon Mullen, Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 14, 2021 / 08:10 am Priests of the Diocese of Lexington, Kentucky who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 may not minister to the sick, elderly, and homebound, Bishop John Stowe has directed. The policy was announced during a Saturday vigil

by Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 28, 2021 / 21:38 pm Raymond Cardinal Burke issued a personal statement via Twitter Saturday night, thanking his doctors, all those who have offered prayers on his behalf, and especially God “who has brought me to this point of healing and recovery.” Coming

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, Aug 20, 2021 / 10:34 am Proof of coronavirus vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is now required for tourists who wish to visit the Duomo in Florence, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, and many of Italy’s most famous Catholic cathedrals. Italy implemented earlier this