Espérance! Envolée de cloches les dimanches à midi

Désireux de lancer un message d’espérance au plus grand nombre, les cloches des églises des diocèses de Montréal, Québec, Gatineau et Nicolet (d’autres s’ajouteront sous peu) sonneront pendant 10 minutes, à partir de midi, tous les dimanches jusqu’à Pâques. Read the...

As rain beat down and darkness fell, Christ’s Vicar blessed the world

On Friday evening at 6pm Rome time, Pope Francis led the world’s faithful in praying for an end to the coronavirus pandemic that has claimed thousands of lives and transformed societies around the globe. The Pope began the service in a deserted St Peter’s Square: an...

How Christ Makes Himself Present to the City and to the World

By Jeanette De Melo | Communal prayer has taken a completely different form in the face of the reality of the novel coronavirus. We no longer can go to Mass. Many of us can’t even go into a… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

How CRS is helping refugees amid coronavirus

Dhaka, Bangladesh, Mar 27, 2020 / 04:11 pm (CNA).- There are nearly 700,000 refugees living in close quarters in the world’s largest refugee settlements in Bangladesh, making them vulnerable as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreads.  Caroline Brennan,...

Watch Today’s Mass from EWTN

By Daily Mass | During this time, especially during the Lenten season, we wanted to remind you that EWTN broadcasts the daily Mass live at 8 a.m. Eastern from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel on the EWTN campus in Irondale,… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Diocese permits nurses to anoint during sacrament of the sick

A Massachusetts diocese has authorized a change to norms for the sacrament of the anointing of the sick, permitting a nurse, rather than a priest, to conduct the physical anointing, which is an essential part of the sacrament. “Effective immediately I am allowing the...

Dioceses permit meat on Lent Fridays due to coronavirus

Several dioceses across the United States have dispensed Catholics from the canonical requirement to abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in certain food items becoming difficult to acquire. The Archdioceses of Boston...

House passes coronavirus relief bill, Trump signs into law

Washington D.C., Mar 27, 2020 / 03:00 pm (CNA).- The House on Friday passed a $2 trillion relief package in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the third major piece of legislation advanced by Congress in response to the outbreak. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and...