The COVID-19 pandemic, Pope Francis said, exposed the world's "physical, social and spiritual vulnerabilities."
The respect for freedom of religion in the public sphere is a clear indicator of the health of any society," said Cardinal Parolin.
The USCCB will host a virtual rosary event on the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.
The plight of millions of migrants and refugees should cause people to move from "a culture of indifference to a culture of solidarity."
The social services agency will replicate some of its successful programming from McGruder at a nearby affordable housing village.