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Mar 22, 2020 - 07:05 am .- Pope Francis has asked Christians around the world to unite in praying the Our Father prayer at noon on March 25 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 21, 2020 - 06:00 am .- As more Catholics around the world find themselves unable to receive the Eucharist due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis provided an example of a spiritual communion prayer that can be said from home.
Mar 20, 2020 - 05:01 am .- Pope Francis spoke Friday about the importance of returning to God, the loving Father, in the sacrament of reconciliation.
Mar 19, 2020 - 04:45 am .- On the Solemnity of St. Joseph, the protector of families and the Church, Catholics in Italy will pray the rosary together from their homes for protection from the coronavirus.
Mar 18, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- A survey, published Tuesday, found that over half of respondents thought of either “the pope,” “Pope Francis,” or “Pope John Paul II,” when asked who is the first person to come to mind when they heard the word “Catholic.”
Mar 18, 2020 - 05:49 am .- Showing and receiving God’s mercy are central aspects of Christian life – and everyone is in debt to God for the mercy he has already been shown, Pope Francis said during his general audience address Wednesday.
Mar 18, 2020 - 04:40 am .- While many are stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis says that there are many small acts of love and kindness one can do for others without leaving the house.
Mar 18, 2020 - 04:36 am .- Pope Francis offered Mass Wednesday for all the people who have died from the coronavirus, including medical staff who have lost their lives after helping the sick.
Mar 17, 2020 - 03:21 am .- Pope Francis prayed Tuesday for the elderly, who are suffering from isolation, loneliness, and fear during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 16, 2020 - 11:30 am .- The new law provides enhanced safeguards for the independence of judges and prosecutors in Vatican City.
Mar 16, 2020 - 08:05 am .- A French bishop who visited the Vatican last week has tested positive for coronavirus, his diocese announced Monday.
Mar 15, 2020 - 12:43 pm .- Pope Francis on Sunday took a brief walking pilgrimage in the city of Rome, and prayed for an end to the coronavirus pandemic during a surprise visit to both the Basilica of St. Mary Major and a cross that traversed Rome during a 16th century plague.
Mar 15, 2020 - 06:18 am .- As many Catholics are unable to attend Mass or gather because of the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis recalled the Church’s spiritual communion as the Body of Christ, united in prayer.
Mar 14, 2020 - 04:56 pm .- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year.
Mar 13, 2020 - 05:03 am .- Pope Francis offered his Mass on Friday for pastors, that they might discern well the proper measures to take to protect their parishioners during the coronavirus crisis without leaving them feeling abandoned.
Mar 12, 2020 - 05:15 am .- The suffering of the poor cannot be ignored during the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said Thursday in his televised morning homily.
Mar 11, 2020 - 06:05 am .- Following prison riots in Italy, Pope Francis offered Mass for prisoners and persecuted Christians on Wednesday during his livestreamed daily Mass.
Mar 8, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis issued a plea to the international community to halt the violence and mounting death toll in the Syrian civil war, now in its ninth year.
Mar 8, 2020 - 07:30 am .- In a video streamed live to St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis prayed for those suffering from the "coronavirus epidemic" and encouraged Catholics to live through this trial with the strength of faith.
Mar 7, 2020 - 12:30 pm .- Pope Francis will lead the Sunday Angelus prayer via video link, the Vatican has announced. The pope will also hold this week’s Wednesday general audience in the same way.