The Latest

Pilgrims in St. Peter's Square watch video broadcast of the Angelus March 8, 2020.

Pope Francis: Be strong in faith amid coronavirus trial

Mar 8, 2020

By Courtney Mares

In a video streamed live to St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for those suffering from the "coronavirus epidemic" and... Read more

Bishop Paul Swarbrick of Lancaster at his Mass of episcopal consecration and installation, April 9, 2018.

English bishop encourages faithful to receive in hand, or make spiritual Communion

Mar 6, 2020

The Bishop of Lancaster on Thursday issued a decree meant to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission at Mass, which... Read more

Visitors inside of St. Peter's Basilica March 2020.

Vatican City confirms first case of coronavirus

Mar 6, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Vatican City has confirmed its first case of coronavirus, a Vatican spokesman said Friday.  Read more

Portland archdiocese: Coronavirus or no, Communion can be received on the tongue

Mar 4, 2020

The right to receive Holy Communion on the tongue has been affirmed by the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, which... Read more

Belley Cathedral in Belley, France.

French bishop: Fear the 'epidemic of fear' more than coronavirus

Mar 4, 2020

People should be more concerned about the epidemic of fear than the coronavirus outbreak, Bishop Pascal Roland of Belley-Ars has... Read more