Some European Catholic leaders echo pope’s call for universal basic wage
People wearing protective masks wait to receive donated food from volunteers in Madrid May 16, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. (CNS photo/Susana Vera, Reuters) See COVID-EUROPE-BASIC-WAGE May 28, 2020.

Some European Catholic leaders echo pope’s call for universal basic wage

A waiter wearing a protective mask serves a customer at an outdoor section of a restaurant in Valencia, Spain, May 18, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic.CNS photo/Nacho Doce, Reuters OXFORD,…

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Vatican Museums, archive, library prepare to reopen
Visitors tour the Vatican Museums in this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo. The Vatican Museums will reopen June 1, almost three months after being closed as part of a lockdown to prevent spread of the coronavirus. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See COVID-MUSEUMS-ARCHIVES May 29, 2020.

Vatican Museums, archive, library prepare to reopen

Visitors tour the Vatican Museums in this Feb. 29, 2020, file photo. The Vatican Museums will reopen June 1, almost three months after being closed as part of a lockdown…

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Faith, not efficiency, is heart of church’s mission, cardinal says
Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, is pictured in a 2018 file photo. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See CHURCH-MISSION-TAGLE May 28, 2020.

Faith, not efficiency, is heart of church’s mission, cardinal says

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' recent message to the pontifical mission societies is a reminder that the church's primary mission is to proclaim the Gospel, not run institutions with…

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Update: Knights ‘praying for years’ for beatification, says Anderson
Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus, is seen Aug. 6, 2019, at the 137th annual Knights convention in Minneapolis. (CNS photo/Tamino Petelinsek, courtesy Knights of Columbus ) See MCGIVNEY-CAUSE-ANDERSON May 28, 2020.

Update: Knights ‘praying for years’ for beatification, says Anderson

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, may be an ideal prospective saint for the current age, said Carl A. Anderson, supreme knight of…

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Faith leaders call for ‘Day of Mourning and Lament’ for victims of virus
Demonstrators near the White House in Washington stand beside a line of mock body bags while holding flowers during a funeral procession demonstration May 20, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Tom Brenner, Reuters) See DAY-MOURNING-LAMENT-COVID May 28, 2020.

Faith leaders call for ‘Day of Mourning and Lament’ for victims of virus

A mask seen near a New York City cemetery May 27, 2020, honors those who have died from the coronavirus disease. CNS photo/Brendan McDermid, Reuters SILVER SPRING, Md. (CNS) --…

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Protecting others from the COVID-19 virus is an act of love
St. Ann Church in Nashville held its first publicly celebrated Mass in more than two months on Monday, May 18. That was the first day the 58 churches in the Diocese of Nashville were permitted to begin public celebrations of Mass since they were suspended on March 17 by Bishop J. Mark Spalding to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Fifteen people attended the first Mass at St. Ann.

Protecting others from the COVID-19 virus is an act of love

St. Ann Church in Nashville held its first publicly celebrated Mass in more than two months on Monday, May 18. That was the first day the 58 churches in the…

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Parishes welcome their congregations back to Mass
Bishop J. Mark Spalding ordained Juan Carlos Garcia-Mendoza and Javier Allejandro suarez Montanez at Our Lady of the lLake Church in Hendersonville, TN on Saturday, 13 April 2019.

Parishes welcome their congregations back to Mass

Our Lady of the Lake Church in Hendersonville resumed the public celebration of Mass on Sunday, May 24. The Mass was held outside to help maintain the proper social distancing…

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Business owners navigate economic impact of COVID-19
Julie Caragon, owner of St. Mary’s Bookstore in Nashville, recently re-opened the business to walk-in customers after being closed for about eight weeks. Foot traffic has been light so far, but the cleaning has been dilligent. Photo by Theresa Laurence

Business owners navigate economic impact of COVID-19

Julie Caragon, owner of St. Mary’s Bookstore in Nashville, recently re-opened the business to walk-in customers after being closed for about eight weeks. Foot traffic has been light so far,…

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