Posted on 04/4/2020 08:07 AM ()
As countries struggle to contain the new coronavirus outbreak, a global fight has emerged over dwindling medical supplies. The tensions have even led to growing competition for medical equipment between the United States and its traditional European allies.
Posted on 04/4/2020 05:28 AM ()
With 9 years of conflict that has killed over 380,000 people and accounted for more than 12 million displaced persons and refugees, the situation in Syria has become even more desperate, with the coronavirus pandemic looming large, says the Holy See’s Apostolic Nuncio to Syria, Cardinal Mario Zenari.
Posted on 04/4/2020 03:57 AM ()
The United States Catholic Bishops issue a statement calling for equal access to health services without discrimination during the Coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on 04/4/2020 03:17 AM ()
A Comboni missionary in Ecuador describes how the coronavirus emergency is overwhelming society in Guayaquil. The dead accumulate in the streets, people are hungry, and it is impossible to maintain quarantine in the poorest areas.
Posted on 04/4/2020 00:33 AM ()
Pope Francis offers his Mass on Saturday morning at the Casa Santa Marta for those who are tempted to take advantage of the current crisis. In his homily, he explains the process of temptation.
Posted on 04/3/2020 11:18 AM ()
The Prefect of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development, Cardinal Peter Turkson, visits Rome’s Agostino Gemelli Hospital on Friday afternoon, to express the Pope’s closeness to coronavirus sufferers and healthcare workers.
Posted on 04/3/2020 11:09 AM ()
Pope Francis sends a video message as Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Holy Week in an unusual manner due to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Posted on 04/3/2020 08:13 AM ()
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) calls for a national moment of prayer on Good Friday, inviting Catholics to join together in praying the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Posted on 04/3/2020 08:04 AM ()
As the entire world grapples with the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, Caritas Internationalis, the global confederation of 165 national Catholic relief and development agencies, is trying to ensure the poor and vulnerable are not forgotten.
Posted on 04/3/2020 04:45 AM ()
Ahead of its fortieth independence anniversary on 18 April, the Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ZCBC) has challenged the government to prioritise the welfare of the majority and the poor and to adhere to the country’s constitution in the promotion of rights and freedoms for the people of Zimbabwe.