Politics & Society News
A case about the appropriate separation between church and state is taking center stage at the Supreme Court, which is hearing arguments by telephone for a second week because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Faith GoodNews
J.D. Long-GarcíaMay 11, 2020
Helping parishes learn how to livestream. Writing letters. Youth ministry has changed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bishop John E. Stowe of Lexington, Ky., is captured on camera for livestream as he celebrates Palm Sunday Mass in his diocese's nearly empty Cathedral of Christ the King April 5, 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/Deacon Skip Olson, courtesy Diocese of Lexington)
Politics & Society News
Bishop John E. Stowe, of Lexington, Ky., reflects on what being a pastor is like during a pandemic.
Politics & Society News
Officials in Vatican City are cautiously preparing protocols for reopening various sites to the public so that people will be safe from the coronavirus.
Pope Francis prays before a sculpture of Mary and the Christ Child at the end of Mass May 7, 2020, in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellMay 10, 2020
Pope Francis also drew attention to Africa and recalled that 40 years ago, St. John Paul II spoke out about the plight of the people of the Sahel.
Faith Sunday To Sunday
America FilmsMay 10, 2020

Paulist Father Ricky Manalo is a gifted composer/liturgist, and preacher. He has traveled Asia, and lived in Beijing and Hong Kong, and is an expert on Asian Pacific Catholics.

Faith Sunday To Sunday
Mike RussoMay 10, 2020
Season 2 of this video series introduced four priests in diverse ministries.
Faith The Word
Jaime L. WatersMay 09, 2020
In his farewell, Jesus proclaims that his legacy will persist through his followers and their ability to share the good news.
Faith Podcasts
Colleen DulleMay 09, 2020
On this episode of the Inside the Vatican podcast, the hosts explain the background of the London deal, what happened to the suspended employees, and what questions still remain.
in April 2017. The Rev. Marco Tasca, who was just appointed archbishop of Genoa on May 8, is second from the right. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano) 
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellMay 09, 2020
“I am a friar and I remain a friar,” the Rev. Marco Tasca told his fellow Franciscans.
Politics & Society News
World War II in Europe ended on May 7, 1945, with the unconditional surrender of the German Reich. The official celebration is normally marked May 8.
Faith News
The French bishops' conference has encouraged the faithful to "go to church to pray alone" and urged dioceses and parishes to attend to their people's faith life.
Paul Mescal as Connell and Daisy Edgar Jones as Marianne in ‘Normal People’ (photo: Hulu).  
Arts & Culture Television
Ciaran FreemanMay 08, 2020
Class gets placed front and center in this upstairs-downstairs romance between an upper class girl and her maid’s son.
Faith Faith in Focus
The first in her family to attend college, a student reflects with her professor on her life of struggles and growth as she prepares to graduate from Loyola Marymount University.
A man waits in line for food assistance during the lockdown to contain Covid-19 in Montevideo, Uruguay, on April 25. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)
Politics & Society Short Take
The U.S. cannot remains so preoccupied with its own Covid-19 outbreak that it makes a bad situation worse in Latin America, writes Antonio De Loera-Brust. Our fates are too intertwined.
Two of the past three presidents, including Donald Trump, have been elected by the Electoral College while losing the national popular vote. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Politics & Society Short Take
John D. FeerickMay 08, 2020
The framers of the Constitution saw the Electoral College as a decision-making body, writes John D. Feerick of Fordham Law School. But the one-person, one-vote principle is better suited to modern democracy.
Politics & Society News
Cardinal Anders Arborelius of Sweden is concerned that Sweden's relaxed attitude toward handling the pandemic will adversely affect the most vulnerable, particularly the elderly, minorities and children.
Politics & Society News
In Italy, the pandemic presents economic and social challenges, especially when it comes to food distribution, hygiene, and employment.
Arts & Culture Catholic Book Club
Kevin SpinaleMay 08, 2020
Among the many clichés operative in Covid-time (“in these uncertain times,” “the new normal”), there is the sturdy cliché, “now more than ever.” Well, I think we need comedy now more than ever.
Faith Jesuitical
JesuiticalMay 08, 2020
A conversation with Chris White, national correspondent for Crux.