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Jan 11, 2021 - 07:30 am .- On Sunday, Jan. 10, the internet was abuzz with false reports of an overnight blackout at the Vatican, accompanied by a series of claims concerning Pope Francis, the Italian police, and the FBI. 
Jan 15, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- In the past week, nine Catholic bishops have died worldwide after testing positive for COVID-19.
Jan 10, 2021 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis prayed Sunday for the United States asking the Immaculate Virgin Mary to help foster a “culture of encounter” after the recent violence at the U.S. Capitol Building.
Jan 11, 2021 - 04:05 am .- Pope Francis issued a motu proprio Monday that changes canon law to allow women to serve as lectors and acolytes.
Jan 9, 2021 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis' personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died from health complications related to the coronavirus, according to the Vatican.
Jan 12, 2021 - 09:00 am .- The Vatican gave guidance Tuesday about how priests can distribute ashes on Ash Wednesday 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 15, 2021 - 06:19 pm .- Pope Francis sent a telegram Friday with his condolences for Indonesia, after a strong earthquake killed at least 67 people on the island of Sulawesi.
Jan 14, 2021 - 05:45 pm .- Pope Francis might soon choose a new Archpriest of St. Peter's Basilica, to replace Cardinal Angelo Comastri, who turned 77 in September. His replacement, according to Vatican observers, may bring a broader generational change that could involve at least five Vatican dicasteries.
Jan 12, 2021 - 04:45 am .- Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic had “exposed inefficiencies in the care of the sick.”
Jan 15, 2021 - 01:01 pm .- The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday.
Jan 10, 2021 - 02:30 pm .- In the face of political discord and self-interest, we have an obligation to promote unity, peace, and the common good in society and in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis said Sunday.
Jan 13, 2021 - 04:02 am .- Pope Francis urged Catholics on Wednesday to praise God not only in happy times, “but above all in difficult moments.”
Jan 12, 2021 - 03:30 am .- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available, his personal secretary said Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2021 - 11:45 am .- On Jan. 11, Pope Francis published an apostolic letter issued motu proprio (which means “on his own impulse” in Latin), modifying canon law regarding women’s access to the ministries of lector and acolyte. He also released a letter to Vatican doctrinal chief Cardinal Luis Ladaria explaining his reasoning for the decision.
Jan 13, 2021 - 01:49 pm .- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially in the context of the upcoming Biden administration, in a Wednesday column.
Jan 14, 2021 - 04:50 am .- Pope Francis and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday.
Jan 10, 2021 - 03:52 pm .- For the first time in over 54 years, the Franciscan friars of the Custody of the Holy Land were able to offer Mass on their property at the site of Christ’s baptism, located in the West Bank.
Jan 12, 2021 - 06:05 am .- The former head of the Vatican’s doctrinal office has said that today’s media environment is undermining theological truths that are the foundation of Church unity.
Jan 9, 2021 - 09:51 am .- Pope Francis has said he was surprised by the news of the incursion of pro-Donald Trump protestors into the U.S. Capitol Building this week, and has encouraged people to learn from the event in order to heal.
Jan 12, 2021 - 06:01 pm .- A Dominican priest and biology professor has on social media encouraged people to receive a coronavirus vaccine, emphasizing his trust in modern medicine and expertise in biology.

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