Father Davide Carbonaro, pastor of the Rome's Santa Maria in Campitelli parish, distributes Communion to a religious sister May 18, 2020, the first day Masses with a congregation were allowed after the COVID-19 lockdown. Father Carbonaro told Catholic News Service he had been longing to celebrate with a congregation again, because "a pastor without his parishioners -- obviously, something essential is missing." (CNS photo/Stefano Dal Pozzolo) See VATICAN-LETTER-ITALY-MASSES June 10, 2020.
Pope Francis leads his weekly general audience from the library of the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican June 10, 2020. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the audience is being livestreamed without the presence of pilgrims and tourists. (CNS photo/Vatican Media) See POPE-AUDIENCE-PRAYER-FIGHT of June 10, 2020.
Panelists are seen during a June 2, 2020, discussion about the coronavirus economic response. Pictured are Jesuit Father Paul McNelis, who holds the Robert Bendheim chair in economic and financial policy at Fordham University; Mary Hirschfeld, associate professor of economics and theology at Villanova University; Joseph Capizzi, moral theology professor at The Catholic University of America in Washington; Michael Le Chevallier, associate director at Lumen Christi Institute; and Dr. Daniel Sulmasy, a physician and professor of biomedical ethics at Georgetown University. (CNS photo/courtesy Laura Ieraci) See WEBINAR-LESSONS-LOCKDOWN June 9, 2020.
Parishioners at St. Maximilian Kolbe Church in Scarborough, Maine, return to public Mass for the first time since mid-March. (CNS photo/courtesy Diocese of Portland) See PUBLIC-MASSES-RETURN-ROUNDUP June 9, 2020.