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Jan 23, 2021 - 02:00 am .- Father Pius Pietrzyk, OP, talks about the looming eviction crisis. Fr. Pietrzyk is on the board of Legal Services Corporation, a nonpartisan body that gives grants to local legal aid offices to provide free civil legal services for the poor.
Jan 22, 2021 - 04:06 pm .- Carlos Cardinal Aguiar Retes of Mexico denied this week that his archdiocese has incurred “material and spiritual abandonment” of his predecessor, who is gravely ill with Covid-19, by not providing for his care in a private hospital.
Jan 22, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Public Masses will be suspended in Portugal from Saturday, the country’s bishops have announced.
Jan 20, 2021 - 09:00 am .- The Vatican began on Wednesday vaccinating homeless people in its care against COVID-19.
Jan 19, 2021 - 11:01 pm .- As the second wave of coronavirus has severely impacted people in the Amazon, Brazilian bishops have asked for donations of oxygen supplies to help patients in crowded hospitals.
Jan 19, 2021 - 02:30 pm .- The Archbishop of Washington prayed for all victims of the COVID-19 pandemic at a national memorial service on Tuesday evening.
Jan 19, 2021 - 08:05 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message on Tuesday encouraging priests and bishops in their ministry during the coronavirus pandemic and reminding them of two principles which he said would “guarantee the growth of the Church.”
Jan 17, 2021 - 05:00 pm .- A priest found spiritual renewal in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. He hopes to share that renewal in a new book, “Finding Christ in the Crisis: What the Pandemic Can Teach Us.” 
Jan 16, 2021 - 02:00 am .- Leah Libresco Sargeant, author of “Building the Benedict Option,” talks about ways to adapt her community-building practices during coronavirus times. 
Jan 15, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- In the past week, nine Catholic bishops have died worldwide after testing positive for COVID-19.
Jan 15, 2021 - 01:01 pm .- The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday.
Jan 14, 2021 - 10:00 am .- Vatican Museums are expected to reopen in February if coronavirus restrictions permit it, according to the museums’ director.
Jan 14, 2021 - 04:50 am .- Pope Francis and Pope emeritus Benedict XVI have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the Vatican confirmed on Thursday.
Jan 13, 2021 - 09:35 am .- Vatican City State began administering the first doses of the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday.
Jan 12, 2021 - 04:57 pm .- The Colombian diocese of Santa Marta announced on Tuesday that Bishop Luis Adriano Piedrahita Sandoval, 74, died January 11 of complications from COVID-19.
Jan 12, 2021 - 04:45 am .- Pope Francis said on Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic had “exposed inefficiencies in the care of the sick.”
Jan 12, 2021 - 03:30 am .- Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as it is available, his personal secretary said Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2021 - 07:01 pm .- The Supreme Court has given the governor of Nevada eight days to file a response to a church which argued that the state’s COVID-19 protocol was discriminatory against houses of worship.
Jan 9, 2021 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis' personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, has died from health complications related to the coronavirus, according to the Vatican.
Jan 7, 2021 - 07:19 pm .- Archbishop Francisco Moreno Barrón of Tijuana, on the border of Mexico and the United States, reported January 6 that he “remarkably improved” from COVID-19, which he had contracted after undergoing a prostate surgery and put him in danger of death.

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