Coronavirus

James Martin, S.J. March 13, 2020
Many things have been cancelled because of the coronavirus. Love is not one of them.
Police officers patrol an empty St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday, March 11. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Patrick O'Neill March 13, 2020
Some bishops have suspended the public celebration of Mass in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Patrick O'Neill, a computational biologist, writes that all U.S. dioceses should do the same.
Kerry Weber March 13, 2020
Signore, Gesù Cristo, hai percorso città e villaggi “curando ogni malattia e infermità.” Al tuo comando, i malati erano guariti.
Queues prepared for tourists at the Capitol Visitor Center before organized visits were shut down in Washington, on March 12, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Kevin Clarke March 12, 2020
Archbishop Coakley asked legislators that special consideration be offered “those most vulnerable: the poor, the elderly, the homeless, those in prison or detention facilities, immigrants and refugees, and those with severe underlying health conditions.”
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
America Staff March 12, 2020
The latest news and analysis on the spread of and response to coronavirus.
Cardinal Peter Turkson says that this period of the coronavirus pandemic is a time for solidarity among peoples.