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Team of young Chicago priests answer the call to anoint COVID-19 patients

The Archdiocese of Chicago has assembled a team of 24 priest volunteers— all under age 60, an

09 Apr 2020
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Retired Scripture professor is first priest known to die in Rome of coronavirus

Fr. Miguel Ángel Tábet is believed to be the first priest to die of the coronavirus in Rome.

09 Apr 2020
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‘Thank God I’m healing’: Cardinal with coronavirus sends Easter message

The first cardinal known to have tested positive for coronavirus has released a message from

09 Apr 2020
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African cardinal tests positive for coronavirus as pandemic spreads across the continent

Cardinal Philippe Ouédraogo of Burkina Faso has tested positive for the coronavirus, his archdiocese an

09 Apr 2020
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St Justin Martyr

Saint Justin Martyr (ca 100 – ca 165) was born at Flavia Neapolis, in what is today the West Bank, in I

08 Apr 2020
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‘Prayer has been the great source of strength to me’: Cardinal Pell looks forward to Easter

After more than 14 months in prison, Cardinal George Pell said he was always hopeful about the High Cou

08 Apr 2020
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Saving elderly from coronavirus ‘a priority,’ Vatican’s laity dicastery says

During the coronavirus pandemic, saving the elderly must be just as important as saving others, the Vat

08 Apr 2020
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Sinn Féin leader in N Ireland calls for at-home medical abortions

After laws permitting elective abortion in Northern Ireland came into force last week, the region's dep

08 Apr 2020
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Notre Dame Cathedral to broadcast crown of thorns veneration on Good Friday

One year after the world watched the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris burn, the Archbishop of Paris wil

08 Apr 2020
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UK bishops call for prayers as Boris Johnson admitted to intensive care

The Archbishop of Westminster led calls for prayers for Britain’s Prime Minister on Monday after Boris Johnson was admitted to an intensive care unit.

08 Apr 2020