FaithNews
Matt Sedensky - Associated Press
Around the Felician world, gripping news trickled out from their convent in Livonia, Michigan, last March, of sisters becoming sick and being hospitalized.
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FaithShort Take
Debra K. Mooney
We are all emerging from our Covid retreat and encountering sensory overload, writes Debra K. Mooney. The principles of Ignatian retreat and discernment can help us with the re-entry process.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Kevin Clarke
The debt crisis in the developing world threatens a staggering impact on the world’s most vulnerable people. “We’re approaching the greatest wave of debt crises and debt restructurings the world has ever seen.”
FaithYour Take
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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
The message of Easter is not a mirage or a magic formula, Pope Francis said. But it does offer hope to a world suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and many sources of conflict.
Father Giancarlo Ruggieri celebrates a livestreamed Easter Mass in San Giorgio Ionico, Italy, on April 12, 2020. (CNS photo/Alessandro Garofalo, Reuters)
FaithShort Take
Katharine Gordon
Vaccines are promising an end to the Covid-19 pandemic, but weekly Mass attendance may not yet be possible. And for centuries, many Catholics have maintained faith without it.