National Anthem of the Papal States

When I have gone each year to the great Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage in Rome, there is a procession to San Pietro for Pontifical Mass. During that procession, the Litany is sung as well as various hymns. One of the hymns I have enjoyed singing, is Noi Vogliam Dio. I...

Arkansas diocese cancels Triduum services, but keeps ministry alive

Little Rock, Ark., Mar 13, 2020 / 05:55 pm (CNA).- As efforts to thwart the coronavirus pandemic continue, one diocese has announced that public Masses will be suspended until after the celebration of Easter, and that only new Catholics entering the Church will be...

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus

Washington D.C., Mar 13, 2020 / 04:00 pm (CNA).- President Donald Trump declared a state of national emergency on Friday, March 13, and outlined the steps that have been taken to fight the spread of COVID-19. According to the president, widespread testing for the...

House readies coronavirus response bill

Washington D.C., Mar 13, 2020 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- The House on Friday readied a bill for passage to fund a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, including free virus testing and paid sick leave. In a press conference on Friday, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) noted the...