May 15, 2020

Amazon priest sees Zoom wakes as way to comfort suffering

When a family friend died in Spain, which was on lockdown because of COVID-19, Spanish Father Luis Miguel Modino celebrated the wake and connected family members using Zoom.
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Postulator: No evidence St. John Paul covered up abuse

The postulator and the commission involved in investigating the life of Pope John Paul II for sainthood cause found no evidence that the pope knowingly neglected or covered up abuse scandals, the postulator said.
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The Pope during morning Mass at the Vatican

Christianity is a relationship, pope says

Christians must follow the Ten Commandments, of course, but Christianity is not about following rules, it is about having a relationship with Jesus, Pope Francis said.
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People in masks with face shields and blue gowns

Providing care, prayer during COVID-19

NEW YORK (CNS) -- In early March, I sat with two other New York City emergency medicine colleagues as part of an interfaith sharing at Fordham University, "Where Faith and Medicine Intersect."
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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, pope prays for homeless

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — During his live-streamed daily morning Mass, Pope Francis prayed that the coronavirus pandemic may awaken people’s consciences to the plight of homeless men and women suffering in the world.
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Holy sites closed after COVID-19 reports

JERUSALEM (CNS) -- The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem urged its faithful to cooperate with the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Health, following its order March 5 to close all schools, universities, mosques and churches, including the Church of the Nativity and ...
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