The National Catholic Education Association has said Catholic schools should be included in the Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act, known as the HEROES Act, which is now before Congress.
In a statement from the archdiocese, Father Nuzzi described Catholic schools as a “vital part” of the Church’s mission.
The novel coronavirus, technically known as Covid-19, has killed over 94,000 Americans and infected more than 1.5 million since January, the CDC reports.
The former judge said state and local governments have significant authority to limit religious gatherings in an epidemic, but they must limit religious activities no more strictly than comparable activities.
Tabernacle Baptist Church in Nicholasville had objected to the governor’s limits and sought to provide in-person religious services.
Efforts to re-open businesses and other social venues, including places of worship, have come to be the focus of debate, planning, and activity.
Participants in the town hall could ask questions and answer several poll questions about how they practice the Catholic faith.
Gynuity’s TelAbortion project reports that, excluding Illinois and Maryland, which are new to the program, the numbers of women seeking abortions through TelAbortion doubled in March and April compared to January and February,