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Jul 3, 2020 - 11:00 am .- Sagrada Família, the majestic basilica designed by Antoni Gaudí, will reopen its doors July 4 following a more than 100-day closure due to the coronavirus crisis.
Jul 3, 2020 - 09:30 am .- The Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva is urging countries to help relieve the “crippling external debt burdens” of developing countries struggling in the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 3, 2020 - 08:35 am .- Pope Francis has made a donation to the World Food Programme as the organization works to feed 270 million people this year amid rising hunger caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Jul 3, 2020 - 08:10 am .- A cardinal archbishop in northern Italy said Friday that the COVID-19 health crisis has created an “immense” poverty in the area, and now is the time to rebuild, to take responsibility, and to share resources.
Jul 3, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The president of the European bishops’ commission has promised persecuted Christians in Nigeria that he will advocate for increased support from the European Union. 
Jul 3, 2020 - 04:30 am .- The Vatican’s financial watchdog authority reported Friday that it received 64 suspicious activity reports in 2019, 15 of which it forwarded to the Promoter of Justice for possible prosecution. 
Jul 2, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis appointed an apostolic visitor Thursday for Ethiopian Catholics in the United States and Canada. 
Jul 2, 2020 - 05:10 am .- Pope Francis offered his condolences to Benedict XVI Thursday following the death of his brother. 
Jul 2, 2020 - 04:00 am .- An English bishop has urged Catholics to resist a new push to strip away protections for unborn children that would “leave the U.K. with the most extreme abortion legislation in Europe.” 
Jul 1, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Pilgrims can walk the Camino de Santiago once again as the pilgrimage’s destination, the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, reopened its doors Monday.
Jul 1, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis is praying for a group of lay people who appealed to him to crack down on clerical abuse in Poland, the Vatican said Tuesday.
Jun 30, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- A cardinal has encouraged Catholics to take part in the worldwide struggle for racial justice following the death of George Floyd.
Jun 30, 2020 - 10:45 am .- Following a recommendation by the Amazon synod, a new “ecclesial conference” for the Amazon region was created Monday.
Jun 30, 2020 - 07:10 am .- The world needs media that can help young people to distinguish between good and evil, presenting the facts in a “clear and unbiased” way, Pope Francis said Tuesday.
Jun 26, 2020 - 10:30 am .- The Vatican’s apostolic archives reopened to researchers in June after a nearly three-month closure because of the pandemic.
Jun 26, 2020 - 10:00 am .- Churches and other places of worship in Ireland will be permitted to open to more than 50 people, following a new exception to the country’s Phase Three coronavirus reopening.
Jun 26, 2020 - 08:30 am .- Scientists confirmed this month that a crucifix in the Italian city of Lucca is the oldest wooden statue in Europe.
Jun 26, 2020 - 07:30 am .- A record number of Catholics formally left the Church in Germany in 2019, according to official figures released Friday. 
Jun 26, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Somewhere between Mars and Jupiter there is a hunk of rock that now bears the name of a living English Catholic priest.
Jun 25, 2020 - 09:30 am .- England’s metropolitan archbishops urged Catholics Thursday to consider going to Mass during the week rather than on Sunday after public liturgies resume July 4. 

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