Fifth Sunday of Lent

(This is a re-post from April, 2017) In the Gospel of St. John for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Jesus states at the end of the passage, “Unbind him, and let him go.” We know that Lazarus was entombed for four days and was wrapped in strips of cloth. Jesus wanted the...

HHS clarifies protections for coronavirus patients with disabilities

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2020 / 03:10 pm (CNA).- The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is reminding federally-funded health providers that they cannot ration health care based upon the disabilities of patients. “In this time of emergency, the laudable goal...

During coronavirus, Rome's homeless find refuge near the Vatican

Rome, Italy, Mar 28, 2020 / 02:01 pm (CNA).- Along the edge of Bernini’s colonnade, the semi-circular rows of columns which wrap St. Peter’s Square in Rome, many homeless spend time during the day and sleep at night, as tourists and locals walk by. But during the...

Closing time at St. James

The “Classic FM” radio station in Britain shared this on Facebook the other day: Last Sunday, hours before lockdown in the United Kingdom, some singers continued the tradition of singing church services, but singing to empty buildings and spaced two meters apart. This...

Sherlock Holmes and the Haunting of Conan Doyle

By K.V. Turley | Walking through Edinburgh’s West End, early one winter morning, I spied a familiar face. The unmistakable features of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle looked down upon me from an impressive Victorian town house. Below a… Read the Whole Article at its...

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...

Vatican does coronavirus testing, says Pope Francis does not have virus

The Vatican has said Pope Francis does not have the coronavirus, and that recent testing of 170 Holy See employees for COVID-19 resulted in only one new case. This brings the total number of coronavirus cases connected to Vatican City to six, papal spokesman Matteo...