Catholic Charities staff are warning that the coronavirus pandemic presents a stark threat to the U.S. homeless population.
After his martyrdom March 24, 1980, El Salvador’s St. Oscar Romero’s example and legacy of solidarity with the poor remained a mission for the U.S. church
“This can be a time for blessings,” Sister Maria Elena Romero said. “But you have to take advantage of it, to see the good side of it, and then it can be a blessed time, a time to ask for mercy, to give thanks, to think about others, to reflect.”
Shareholders are engaging executives of two large cruise line companies to ensure that human rights are followed throughout the firms’ supply chains.
Pope Francis urged Christians March 17 to remember the elderly who are suffering not only loneliness but also fear due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Officials at this Catholic nursing home and others around the U.S. are responding to the coronavirus pandemic with restrictions for elderly residents.
In an effort to stem the pandemic of COVID-19, bishops’ conferences and dioceses around the world began suspending public Masses.
About half of the U.S. seminarians and priests living at the Pontifical North American College and the Casa Santa Maria in Rome have returned home.