Pope Writes to the Priests of Rome

Pope Francis on May e30, 2020, wrote a letter to the Priests of Rome, saying he looks forward to the next phase of efforts to respond to the new situation brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Holy Father said he had hoped to meet with Rome’s priest at the...

Coronavirus Quarantine Prepares Us for Pentecost

By Father Andrew J. Summerson | Every prayer routine in the Byzantine tradition, whether at church or at home, begins with a hymn to the Holy Spirit: “Heavenly King, Comforter, Spirit of… Read the Whole Article at its Original...

Amid riots, Minneapolis basilica damaged by fire

Denver Newsroom, May 30, 2020 / 04:46 pm (CNA).-   The nation’s first basilica sustained fire damage amid the Minneapolis riots that have crippled the city after the death of George Floyd, a black man who was killed by a police officer May 25. “The Basilica of Saint...

English cardinal asks why car showrooms can open but not churches

CNA Staff, May 30, 2020 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- An English cardinal will ask Sunday why the government has failed to set a date for churches to reopen when it is lifting lockdown restrictions on car showrooms. In a homily May 31, Cardinal Vincent Nichols will question why...

Baby Bottle Now Half Full

PEI Right to LIFE Virtual Baby Bottle Campaign  is at the half-way point! Read the Whole Article at its Original Source

Cardinal Nichols: It’s time for ‘phased opening of our churches’

Cardinal Vincent Nichols has said the time has come for the phased re-opening of England’s churches, and has questioned why they must remain closed even for private prayer. In his homily for Pentecost Sunday, the cardinal says faith is a “vital contribution to our...

UN and US trade criticism over abortion during coronavirus

CNA Staff, May 30, 2020 / 01:00 pm (CNA).- United Nations Human Rights Council has criticized some U.S. states for using the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as an excuse to restrict abortion.  “UN experts are concerned some U.S. states – such as Texas, Oklahoma, Alabama,...