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Catholic Church in Malta suspends public Mass through Easter Octave

The Archdiocese of Malta and the Diocese of Gozo have suspended the celebration of public Masses through April 11, the... Read more

Father Gabriel Richard High School in Ann Arbor, one of the Lansing diocese's schools which have joined a suit against the Mich. health department.

Catholic high schools in Michigan sue over coronavirus order keeping them closed

Two high schools in the Diocese of Lansing have joined a lawsuit against a public health order keeping schools in... Read more

Treat churches like businesses during lockdowns, Americans say

As some states and cities reinstate restrictions meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a survey has found that... Read more

Catholics protest coronavirus restrictions under which public Masses are banned, Nov. 15, 2020, in Versailles.

'We want Mass': Catholics in France protest ban on public worship

Catholics in France gathered outside churches in multiple cities this weekend calling on the government to allow them to attend... Read more

Participants in a Confirmation Mass at Our Lady Mother of the Church in Ealing, Sept. 26, 2020.

English religious leaders: Ban on public worship is without scientific basis

Leaders of English religious communities, including Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster, wrote to the prime minister Tuesday challenging a ban... Read more

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US bishops welcome end of government shutdown

The end of a two-week shutdown of the federal government was welcomed by both the U.S. bishops and President Barack... Read more

US Army chaplain Fr. Carl Subler says Mass for soldiers in Badula Qulp, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 21, 2010. USAF photo by Tech. Sgt Efren Lopez.

Government shutdown threatens military Masses, chaplains

As the U.S. government shutdown continues, lawmakers are being urged to authorize the celebration of Mass by contract priests, who... Read more