Father Thomas Law demonstrates how to place the face mask on a clean tray covered with tissue when a priest needs to remove it to take Communion at the altar.
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Diocese steps up measures to cope with Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

HONG KONG (SE): Priests, pastoral care workers and parish representatives gathered to look into the…

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Sister of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh, attend fasting and Eucharist adoration at their chapel on February 7. Photo: UCAN/ courtesy of Lovers of the Holy Cross of Vinh
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Vietnamese bishops urge Christian love in facing coronavirus threat

HANOI (UCAN): Bishops in Vietnam asked Catholics to live out their Christian faith in the…

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Pope Francis addresses participants at a Vatican conference sponsored by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences on February 7. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
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Educational compact between families and the world is broken pope says

VATICAN (CNS): Shirking responsibilities in educating future generations has led to a collapse in cooperation…

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The Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral of St. Paul in Mdina, Malta. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Pope to celebrate Pentecost in Malta

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis will celebrate Pentecost in Malta, the Mediterranean island-nation where St. Paul…

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A mother carries her child during a village gathering in Habiganj district of Bangladesh. Photo: UCAN/Stephan Uttom
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Bangladesh court seeks to ban gender detection of unborn

DHAKA (UCAN): Catholics have welcomed a Bangladesh High Court ruling seeking an end to what…

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