A solitary man in front of an empty St. Peter’s Square on March 25, joins in the worldwide recitation of the Lord’s Prayer, interceding for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Pope and Christian leaders join in prayer for end to pandemic

VATICAN (CNS): Joined by Orthodox, Anglican and Protestant Church leaders and faithful from around the…

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Father Francis Xavier Nguyen Duc Dai of Son Loi, Vietnam, distributes food to local people while wearing a protective mask. The area has been quarantined due to the Covid-19 coronavirus. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Challenges of facing the Covid-19 coronavirus

We face an immense challenge around the world. Everyone has to realise the danger and…

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A ward at the Philippine General Hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients. Photo: Public domain
Posted in The Philippines

Philippine doctors among worst hit Covid-19 casualties

MANILA (UCAN): The Covid-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) claimed the lives of at least 12 doctors in…

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Pope Francis raises a monstrance during eucharistic adoration at the end of Mass on March 26 in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. Photo: CNS/Vatican Media
Posted in The Pope Vatican

Vatican official tests positive for Covid-19 but Pope Francis is fine

VATICAN (CNS): In a note on March 28, Matteo Bruni, director of the Vatican press…

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Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception
Posted in Region

Public liturgies suspended in Ho Chi Minh City

HO CHI MINH CITY (UCAN): The Archdiocese of Ho Chi Minh City, the most active…

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