Exhausted workers, who bring dead bodies for cremation, sit on the rear step of an ambulance inside a crematorium, in New Delhi, India, on April 24. Delhi has been cremating so many bodies of coronavirus victims that authorities are getting requests to start cutting down trees in city parks, as a second record surge has brought India's tattered healthcare system to its knees. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
In one diocese nine priests and two women religious have been lost to Covid-19 just in April. The deceased clergy include four Jesuits.
FaithDispatches
Stephanie Saldaña
Holy Family Hospital prides itself on welcoming every expectant mother, without taking into account religious background, nationality or the ability to pay.
FaithFaith in Focus
Vanesa Zuleta Goldberg
I know how isolating eating disorders can be, especially around the holidays. I am here to share some hope with you.
FaithFaith in Focus
Matt Malone, S.J.
Every year, very well-intentioned people who care about me a great deal ask whether I am going home for Christmas. My response is almost always the same: “I am home.”
FaithVatican Dispatch
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
On a Christmas like no other, Pope Francis prayed for people who could not be with their families because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pope Francis walks near a figurine of the baby Jesus as he celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican Dec. 24, 2020. (CNS photo/Cristian Gennari, pool)
FaithVatican Dispatch
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
The birth of Christ is a gift from God that brings people hope and courage in troubled times, Pope Francis said.