Archbishop Smith in self-isolation as a precaution

Edmonton Archbishop Richard Smith is staying home in self-isolation on the recommendation of his doctor, after experiencing the symptoms of a slight cold. Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Rome's Church Buildings Closed Through April 3

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA. | ROME, Italy — The vicar general of Rome, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, announced Thursday the closure of all churches in the diocese through April 3. Since March 9… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Chinese forced labor is in US supply chain, Congressional report finds

Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- Political, ethnic and religious prisoners are being used as forced labor in China, making goods that end up in U.S. supply chains, a new report from the U.S. China Commission has found. As many as 1.8 million Uyghurs,...

Rome’s churches closed until April 3

The vicar general of Rome, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, announced on Thursday the closure of all churches in the diocese to April 3. Since March 9 public Masses have been canceled throughout the diocese, but churches had remained open for personal prayer, and some had...

Essential Tools for Making a Better Confession

By Fr. Roger Landry | For many Catholics, the only formal training they receive for the sacrament of penance and reconciliation is what they are taught before making their first confession in second grade. Sometimes that… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

In Seattle, public Masses suspended, but prayer and ministry continue

Seattle, Wash., Mar 12, 2020 / 01:20 pm (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Seattle has suspended public Masses and closed some Catholic schools, but priests in the archdiocese have been encouraged to keep churches open for prayer, to continue celebrating Mass privately, and...

Our Lady of Fatima, Renfrew

Our Lady of Fatima Parish Council, Renfrew, recently celebrated Margaret (Peg) Clemow’s 100th birthday along with family and friends. Peg received cards, a mass offering for her intentions and was presented with the League’s 100th anniversary pin. Read the Whole...

Rome's church buildings closed through April 3

Rome, Italy, Mar 12, 2020 / 01:15 pm (CNA).- The vicar general of Rome, Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, announced Thursday the closure of all churches in the diocese through April 3. Since March 9 public Masses have been canceled throughout the diocese, but churches had...