Pope encourages Catholics to contemplate ‘seven sorrows’ of Mary
Pope Francis preaches about the motherhood and sorrows of Mary during his morning Mass April 3, 2020, in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-MASS-MARY-SORROWS April 3, 2020.

Pope encourages Catholics to contemplate ‘seven sorrows’ of Mary

Pope Francis preaches about the motherhood and sorrows of Mary during his morning Mass April 3, 2020, in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. CNS photo/Vatican…

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Remembering: St. John Paul was world’s conscience, modern-day apostle
St. John Paul II greets throngs of Poles waiting for a glimpse of their native son at the monastery of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa during his 1979 trip to Poland. April 2, 2020, is the 15th anniversary of the pope's death in 2005. (CNS photo/Chris Niedenthal)

Remembering: St. John Paul was world’s conscience, modern-day apostle

Pope John Paul II acknowledges the cheering crowd at the Keil Center Youth Rally in St. Louis in 2005.  April 2, 2020, is the 15th anniversary of the pope's death…

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Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’
A chalice is seen at a Catholic church in Bangkok Nov. 12, 2019, ahead of Pope Francis' visit. The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special "Mass in the Time of Pandemic" during the COVID-19 crisis. (CNS photo/Soe Zeya Tun, Reuters) See VATICAN-MASS-PANDEMIC April 1, 2020.

Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’

A chalice is seen at a Catholic church in Bangkok Nov. 12, 2019, ahead of Pope Francis' visit. The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special…

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USCCB president calls for national moment of prayer on Good Friday
A giant mural of the Sacred Heart of Jesus overlooks several hundred thousand people gathered for Mass with Pope John Paul II in Havana Jan. 25, 1998. Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will lead the nation in prayer at this time of the coronavirus on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. U.S. Catholics are invited to join him in praying the Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus "to seek our Savior's healing and protection" at noon (EDT), 11 a.m. (CDT), 10 a.m. (MDT) and 9 a.m. (PDT). To participate and pray as one nation, go to https://lacatholics.org/sacred-heart or facebook.com/usccb. (CNS photo/Paul Hanna, Reuters)

USCCB president calls for national moment of prayer on Good Friday

A giant mural of the Sacred Heart of Jesus overlooks several hundred thousand people gathered for Mass with Pope John Paul II in Havana Jan. 25, 1998. Archbishop Jose H.…

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Maintain routine, stay connected and rely on prayer, counselor advises
A health care worker in New York City sits on a bench near Central Park March 30, 2020, hunched over and embracing herself. A counselor offers advice on dealing with fear, anxiety, depression or spiritual crisis during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. (CNS photo/Jeenah Moon, Reuters) See COUNSELOR-ADVICE-ANXIETY-COVID-19 April 2, 2020.

Maintain routine, stay connected and rely on prayer, counselor advises

A health care worker in New York City sits on a bench near Central Park March 30, 2020, hunched over and embracing herself. A counselor offers advice on dealing with…

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I’m providing health care, and prayer, during COVID-19
Medical students and physician assistants from Touro University Nevada wait to screen people in Las Vegas for the coronavirus March 30, 2020. (CNS photo/Steve Marcus, Reuters) See GSR-MEDICINE-FAITH-COVID-19 April 1, 2020.

I’m providing health care, and prayer, during COVID-19

Medical students and physician assistants from Touro University Nevada wait to screen people in Las Vegas for the coronavirus March 30, 2020. CNS photo/Steve Marcus, Reuters NEW YORK (CNS) --…

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Schools are closed but teaching continues
With parents and children confined to working at home, With parents and children confined to working at home, Karen Musacchio helps Christopher Musacchio, a fourth grader at Christ the King School, with his classroom assignments from the family dining room table at home in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, 24 March 2020. Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Nashville have begun learning at home using a variety of strategies including online teaching through video conferencing supported by online resources and regular classroom materials sent home in anticipation of extended school closures following spring break.

Schools are closed but teaching continues

Karen Musacchio helps her son Christopher Musacchio, a fourth grader at Christ the King School in Nashville, with his classroom assignments from home March 24. The Diocese of Nashville has…

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