CNA: Priests and volunteers have distributed more than 15,000 food baskets to Peruvians unable to work during the nation’s coronavirus pandemic lockdown. They say they aim to distribute 15,000 more. More on this here.
Catholic Answers. Mike Aquilina: Did you know that the institution we know as the hospital is entirely an invention of the Catholic Church? Well, it was. The ancient world had all the material ingredients needed for such an institution. It … Continue reading
How ironic! Good for the mayor of Granada. Nicaragua has only five cases of coronavirus. CNA: Local media in Nicaragua are reporting that despite the nation’s bishops’ conference suspending Mass and prohibiting large gatherings, the mayor of Granada is going … Continue reading
The Remnant: Michael J. Matt (MJM): Your Excellency, how do you feel ordinary Catholics are to assess the covid-19 pandemic? Carlo Maria Viganò: The coronavirus pandemic, as with all diseases and death itself, are a consequence of original sin. The … Continue reading
Catholic Culture, Jeff Mirus: John Gerard was an English Jesuit priest who secretly served the Catholics in England during the period of persecution under Queen Elizabeth. Born in 1564 to a wealthy family, John was sent to the English College … Continue reading
CNA, Courtney Mares: Six sisters in one northern Italian convent have died of coronavirus, and nine sisters are being treated in the hospital after testing positive for COVID-19, according to Italian media. Coronavirus is spreading among several religious houses in … Continue reading
It is written (Ezechiel 18:22): “I will not remember” any more “all his iniquities that he hath done.” Saint Thomas in the third part of his Summa Theologica, Q. 86, art. 1 uses this quote from Ezechiel in his Sed … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: This year marks the 60th anniversary of St. Joseph appearing to a nun in Ohio during March, 1958. He appeared during the continuing apparitions of the Blessed Mother under her title “Our Lady of America.” … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, JD Flynn (CNA): After rescinding a controversial policy concerning sacramental anointing of the sick, the bishop of Springfield, Massachusetts told priests Friday afternoon that anointing of the sick is “suspended” within the Diocese of Springfield. Earlier this … Continue reading
Aleteia, Maria Paola Daud: In the famous Via del Corso, known for being one of the busiest streets for shopping in Rome, is the church of Saint Marcellus, which holds a venerated and miraculous image of Christ crucified. That image has … Continue reading
Vatican News: Sr. Monica Omowunmi Rowland, the Superior General of the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Nigeria has narrated how one of her Sisters, Sr. Henrietta Alokha, the school principal of Bethlehem Girls College died while rescuing … Continue reading
Influenced by Jesuit James Martin Church Militant, Paul Maurano: The lieutenant governor of Washington has decided to quit politics and become a Catholic priest of the Jesuit order — while taking his support for abortion, same-sex “marriage” and “transgender rights” … Continue reading
Church Militant: The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter (FSSP) seminary in Europe — having been hit hard by COVID-19, with all priests and half the seminarians having been infected — is now reporting “significant improvement.” Report is here.
CNA, Courtney Mares: In the past week alone, more than 3,000 people have died in Italy after contracting the coronavirus. Among the dead are at least 60 priests this month, according to local media reports. Report is here.
Vatican News: On 20 March, the Apostolic Penitentiary issued a decree granting plenary indulgences to “the faithful suffering from the Covid-19 virus, commonly known as coronavirus, as well as to healthcare workers, family members and all those who in any capacity, … Continue reading