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EWTN's CEO Michael Warsaw speaks with Tracy Sabol on EWTN News Nightly about the network's efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Cory Howat, president of the #iGiveCatholic campaign, tells the Register that they have a stopgap solution for dioceses, parishes and ministries that need online giving now.
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Catholic News Agency
In a letter to his diocese published March 26, Bishop Shelton Fabre of Houma-Thibodeaux, Louisiana, wrote that while the practices of fasting on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, and abstinence on other Fridays during Lent was the law of the Church, he understood that many people in his diocese may be experiencing difficulty with grocery shopping or obtaining meat alternatives.
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Catholic News Agency
There are over 1,200 cases of coronavirus in Texas, and at least a dozen people have died.
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Catholic News Agency
Rep. Lipinski broke with party leadership on key pro-life votes, including his vote against the Affordable Care Act in 2010 in part because of its abortion funding.
Commentary
Xavier Bisits
COMMENTARY: PART I — Iraq’s mostly Catholic Christian population declined from 5% to 0.2% between 2003 and 2019. Today, after 17 years of church bombings, targeted assassinations, kidnapping and displacement, the Christian population in Iraq likely stands at 120,000.
Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA.
At the conclusion of the prayer, Pope Francis gave an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing, and gave benediction with the Blessed Sacrament while the bells of the basilica rang.
Commentary
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: A global pandemic is hardly the time for acrimony and accusations in the Body of Christ. It is better to extend the benefit of the doubt and attempt to understand why such decisions were taken.
Nation
Matt Hadro/CNA.
The pandemic had brought some unique challenges to those keeping peaceful vigils, including one episode outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Pittsburgh where members at a prayer vigil were coughed and sneezed on by antagonists.
World
Catholic News Agency
The city’s archbishop, Cardinal Josip Bozanic, said that the Church does not know the plan of God in wake of the double catastrophe.
Helen Alvaré
COMMENTARY: Four reasons why, 25 years later, the document’s value has not diminished but increased.
Lauretta Brown
‘While surgery centers postpone elective and diagnostic procedures, abortion centers are churning out surgical and chemical abortions and putting women, especially the poor, at risk,’ pro-life leaders warned.
Edward Pentin
The cardinal told the Register that ‘it’s useless to fight now’ and urged a tactical retreat.
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