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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Singapore’s prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong, addressed his people’s concerns over the country’s response to the Wuhan coronavirus in a video broadcast on February 8. Screen capture off YouTube
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Coronavirus forces restrictions in Singapore

SINGAPORE (UCAN): Religious leaders in Singapore have put restrictions on rituals and celebrations after the…

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A passenger outside the Shanghai railway station on February 2. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Catholic charity appeals for help amid China’s medical shortage

HONG KONG (UCAN):  As deaths continue to rise in China from the Wuhan coronavirus epidemic…

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South Korean Church joins fight against coronavirus

SEOUL (UCAN): Catholic dioceses in South Korea have placed restrictions on liturgy and gatherings as…

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