A worker wearing a protective suit in disinfects a bus station in Algiers, Algeria, on March 16. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Vatican

Science and solidarity needed to stop pandemic

The technical and clinical measures for containment must be integrated with a vast and profound complicity for the common good, avoiding the tendency to choose advantages for the privileged to the detriment of the vulnerable based on citizenship, income, politics or age

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Migrant rights group calling for more care for foreign domestic workers during the Covid 19 epidemic at a press conference on March 16.
Posted in Hong Kong

Foreign domestic workers deprived of rights during pandemic survey says

HONG KONG (SE): Migrant rights groups pointed out that many foreign domestic workers face the…

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Pope John Paul II greeting Cardinal Kung at the Vatican in 1988. Photo: UCAN/Cardinal Kung Foundation
Posted in China

In China 20th death anniversary of Cardinal Kung passes unnoticed

CHINA (UCAN): The 20th death anniversary of Ignatius Cardinal Kung Pin-mei of Shanghai, went unnoticed…

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Pope Francis walking down Via del Corso to pray at the Church of St. Marcellus in Rome on March 15. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
Posted in The Pope

Pope makes lonely pilgrimage to pray for Covid-19 victims

VATICAN (UCAN): Pope Francis left the Vatican unannounced with a few security officers on March…

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Standing in the window of the library of the Apostolic Palace overlooking an empty St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis blesses the city of Rome on March 15. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media via Reuters
Posted in The Pope Vatican

Papal Holy Week liturgies to be held without public present

VATICAN (CNS): Late on March 14, the Prefecture of the Papal Household at the Vatican…

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