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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Aug 1, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- In Washington state, one of the first coronavirus hotspots in the United States, an empty Catholic retreat center will temporarily transform into a quarantine facility for coronavirus patients, the Diocese of Spokane has announced. In February, the

by Rebecca Sontag “Mom? How long were the school buildings shut down for a pandemic when you were a kid?” Like countless parents, I have spent unending hours seeking expert and sage parenting advice from books, respected websites, doctors, teachers, family, clergy and friends. But not one single time in

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- As school districts around the country are considering in-person or virtual education in the fall, Catholic dioceses are weighing tough decisions about how to serve their students. Some dioceses are faced with state orders that do not

WASHINGTON, DC – His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA, has issued the following statement on the U.S. Navy’s policy revision allowing attendance at indoor religious services during the COVID-19 pandemic: “The revision of the U.S. Navy’s orders to allow for the

Office for Divine Worship and Sacraments WEARING OF MASKS As the pandemic continues, the wearing of masks especially while indoors has become more important. Recently, Governor DeWine issued an order for some of our 19 counties in the archdiocese requiring the wearing of masks while indoors until further notice. This

by Father Ryan T. Ruiz After months of no public Masses, church doors are open again. But in the age of live-streaming Mass directly into homes, why should Catholics continue to attend Mass in person on Sundays? March 8, 2020: the day on which Catholics of this archdiocese were last

Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
CNA Staff, Jul 3, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- The Sagrada Família, designed by Antoni Gaudí, will reopen its doors July 4 following a more than 100-day closure due to the coronavirus crisis. The unfinished basilica, which was forced to close to tourists March 13, will offer free entry

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jul 2, 2020 / 03:04 pm MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of San Francisco is pledging to comply with the city and county public health orders barring indoor public Masses and limiting outdoor services, including funerals, to 12 people. City Attorney Dennis Herrera sent a letter

St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City. Credit: Sean Pavone/Shutterstock
By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 26, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- A federal judge on Friday ruled that New York must allow indoor and outdoor religious services in the same way it would allow mass outdoor protests, or indoor shopping malls. Judge Gary Sharpe of the Northern

CNA Staff, Jun 25, 2020 / 11:48 am MT (CNA).- Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski has called for a moratorium on the United States’ deportation of Haitians during the coronavirus pandemic, warning that Haiti’s healthcare system is not prepared to manage a widespread coronavirus outbreak. “An ongoing surge of infection could