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Sister Angel Bipendu in a church in Lombardy on April 7, 2020.

Updated: Call claiming to be pope was 'a prank,' sister says 

Apr 14, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Sister Angel Bipendu told CNA Tuesday that the call she received on Holy Saturday claiming to be from Pope Francis... Read more

A nun looks inside the closed Monumental Cemetery of Bergamo, Lombardy, March 20, 2020.

Former Swiss Guard: the elderly are 'united in prayer' in coronavirus hit-Italy

Mar 23, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Mario Enzler’s mother always wanted a big family.  Read more

Undertakers wearing a face mask carry coffin in a cemetary in Bergamo, Italy on March 16, 2020.

At least 28 priests in northern Italy have died from COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Italian dioceses surrounding Milan have reported the deaths of 30 priests during the coronavirus outbreak.  Read more

The body of St. John XXIII.

St John XXIII's body to go on pilgrimage in his native land

May 19, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

St. John XXIII’s mortal remains will spend more than two weeks away from the Vatican on a “peregrination” to the... Read more

St. John XXIII at the canonization of St. Martin de Porres, May 6, 1962.

St John XXIII's relics will visit his home diocese in 2018

Jun 28, 2017

By Elise Harris

The Diocese of Bergamo announced yesterday that next year the body of St. John XXIII will return to the city,... Read more