Vatican visits are particularly problematic for unvaccinated Catholics at the moment, but tour organizers report that demand remains strong despite the ongoing international travel restrictions.
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Catholics began using Zoom to pray together for safety and convenience, but now continue fostering newfound friendships and relationships.
More than 84% of the population in the Netherlands is fully vaccinated and a total of 587 people with COVID-19 are currently in hospital intensive care units, according to the Dutch government dashboard.
O’Connell was raised in the Catholic Church, and he said his Catholic faith is integral to his medical career.
Black and Latino home-schooling groups have expanded as more diverse families opt to teach their children at home.
COMMENTARY: The pandemic has shed a light on over-use of medical technology, resource scarcity and limited access, an epidemic of loneliness, the use of euphemisms like “medical aid in dying,” and a growing inability within our culture to deal with suffering.
Writing in the annual report, Cardinal Santos Abril y Castelló recalled that the institute published its internal regulations for the first time in its history in 2020.
Addressing a reduced number of pilgrims due to coronavirus restrictions, the cardinal said: “What did the Virgin ask to humanity, through the little shepherds? Prayer, penance, and conversion, that is, concrete means of interior reconstruction.”
The group of cardinal advisers, sometimes referred to as the C9 because it previously had nine members, was established by Pope Francis in 2013, to “assist him in the governance of the universal Church,” as well as to revise the text of the 1988 apostolic constitution Pastor bonus.