(RNS) — Refugees and displaced persons live under conditions ideal for the spread of COVID-19.
(RNS) — According to the bishops' official news outlet, Masses will be open to the public sometime in the last week of May.
(RNS) — Many of the transgender women are sex workers and have been left with no income to pay rent or bills since Italy enacted a national quarantine in early March.
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — Volunteers at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker soup kitchen are improvising to continue services while preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.
(RNS) — From hashtagged photos posted on Instagram to immersive apps, digital pilgrimages are making spiritual journeys possible for the faithful, even as they stay home.
(RNS) — With social distancing and a ban on cellphone confessions, some Catholics are experiencing sacramental withdrawal.
(RNS) — Some are asking if Paris’ restored cathedral should serve as a cultural center. The archbishop of Paris argues that its mission as a church is critical to the city and mankind.
PARIS (RNS) — German researchers found that the pope, who never directly criticized the Nazi slaughter of Jews, knew from his own sources about Berlin’s death campaign early on. But he kept it from the US government.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — After nearly 50 days of nation-wide lockdown, Italy is entering a 'Phase Two,' but Masses remain prohibited.
(RNS) — Architects and restorers in France cannot agree on the style of the renovations, while historians and prelates debate the cathedral's soul.
(RNS) — ‘The McCarrick case is the perfect illustration where the idea of damaging the image of the hierarchy was regarded as a higher liability than the disclosure of the truth,’ said the Rev. Mark White.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — In the new life these orders have created, solitude has become the sole, unexpected companion for those who live alone or who have contracted the virus and are suddenly living in isolation.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Many elderly, less nimble with modern means of communication, are particularly at risk of feeling alone.
(RNS) — The medical ethics of this crisis are different, in that choosing a higher possibility of exposure to COVID-19 puts others at higher risk as well.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Cardinal George Pell told an interviewer that some church officials believed his prosecution was an attempt to stop his financial reforms at the Vatican.