Military personnel load coffins, which have been piling up in a church, into a truck in Seriate, Italy, on March 25. Photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Europe

Europe’s churches offer facilities in fight against Covid-19

OXFORD (CNS): Catholic dioceses and religious congregations across Europe are offering to turn Church facilities…

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Cardinal Yangon at an interfaith prayer service in Yangon in 2017. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Asia China International

The Chinese regime and its moral culpability for Covid-19

By Charles Cardinal Maung Bo Last Friday, March 27, Pope Francis stood facing an empty…

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Workers making deliveries for a bank in Rome on March 10. Photo: CNS
Posted in China Europe Vatican

Chinese diocese donates masks to Italy and Vatican

HONG KONG (UCAN): The Diocese of Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi province, donated 24,000 disposable medical…

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A nurse speaking with patients at the door of a new Covid-19 clinic at Mount Barker Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, on March 17. Photo: CNS photo/AAP Image via Reuters
Posted in International Region

Australia’s bishops cancel Masses in response to Covid-19 threat

SYDNEY (CNS): Catholic dioceses in Australia began cancelling Masses as the government limited indoor gatherings…

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Posted in International

Iranian cleric pleads with pope to help end United States sanctions

VATICAN CITY (CNS): Citing the increasing loss of lives to Covid-19 (SARS-CoV-2) and a lack…

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