Analysis: The sacramental shutdown, coronavirus, and canon law

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption around the world. To politics, economics, and to the life of the Church: most especially to the steady regularity of […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Forming virtual communities in viral times

So much has been said and written about the novel coronavirus that if words could stem a pandemic, we would all long since have been dancing in the streets, holding hands, and only pausing now […] Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pope Francis donates 30 ventilators to hospitals in need

Pope Francis has entrusted the Office of Papal Charities with 30 ventilators to be distributed to 30 hospitals in need during the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican announced on Thursday. Because coronavirus is a respiratory illness, ventilators have become one of the...

Pope Francis donates 30 ventilators to hospitals in need

Vatican City, Mar 26, 2020 / 04:03 pm (CNA).- Pope Francis has entrusted the Office of Papal Charities with 30 ventilators to be distributed to 30 hospitals in need during the coronavirus pandemic, the Vatican announced Thursday. Because coronavirus is a respiratory...

Biblical and Catholic Teaching on the Use of Alcohol

By Dave Armstrong | Catholics believe alcohol is acceptable in moderation (which we would say is the biblical and traditional Christian view). We regard drunkenness as a sin. The Catechism of the Catholic Church condemns drunken… Read the Whole Article at its...

Lenten Soup Recipe: Rustic Potato and Leek Soup

By Alexandra Greeley | Rustic Potato and Leek Soup (Adapted from Slow Cooker Revolution, America’s Test Kitchen 2011) A popular family soup from Mary Sadick  Serves 6 to 8 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 leeks, white and… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Pray Together with Pope Francis – March 27 – 1pm

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis will offer an extraordinary blessing of Urbi et Orbi on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (6 p.m. Rome time).  All those who are present for the blessing via TV, radio or the internet, and who are truly...

Analysis: The sacramental shutdown, coronavirus, and canon law

The coronavirus pandemic has caused disruption around the world. To politics, economics, and to the life of the Church: most especially to the steady regularity of her sacramental life, which many Catholics see as the anchor of consistency amid a world of chaos. “Stat...