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A post-plenary press conference at the London headquarters of the Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, Nov. 19, 2021.

English and Welsh bishops urge Catholics to renew commitment to Sunday Mass

Nov 19, 2021

By CNA Staff

But they acknowledged that the pandemic still posed obstacles to regular church attendance. Read more

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

After state order, Las Cruces diocese lets priests set Mass attendance limits

Apr 26, 2021

After the governor of New Mexico allowed churches to re-open at 100% capacity, priests in the Diocese of Las Cruces... Read more

Catholic bishops urge parishes in England and Wales to reach out to ‘COVID curious’

Apr 23, 2021

The bishops say that a new group of people has discovered the Church via the internet amid the pandemic. Read more

Mass at Poznań Cathedral, one of the oldest churches in Poland, on Jan 1, 2012.

Catholic Church in Poland records 1.3% fall in Sunday Mass attendance in 2019

Dec 11, 2020

The number of people attending Sunday Mass in Poland fell by 1.3% in 2019 compared to the previous year, according... Read more

Will Catholics return to Mass after the pandemic? Many want to go more often

Sep 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting the way many Catholics think about their faith, a new study has found, and just... Read more