With the death toll from the virus continuing to climb, Church leaders have authorized cremations even though the burial practice is viewed locally as a Hindu custom, not a Christian one.
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On March 18, Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni suspended religious and cultural gatherings for at least 32 days in an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19.
As the end of his three-day visit, the U.S. president advised India’s Hindu nationalist rulers that ‘upholding freedom of religion is the utmost responsibility of the government.’
The Catholic-organized Buon Natale march took place Dec. 27 in Thrissur, the cultural capital of the southern Indian state of Kerala.
Sts. Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Euphrasia Eluvanthingal were added to the communion of saints Nov. 23 at the Vatican.