Politics & Society
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Much is still unknown about the 2019 novel coronavirus and why it can kill so many people and yet also can infect many more without causing any symptoms, Dr. Anthony Fauci told a Vatican conference.
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Claire Giangravé - Religion News Service
Decisions about administering the Eucharist rest solely on the bishop giving the sacrament, said Cardinal Michael Czerny.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Mary Beth Powers
Whether as an act of solidarity or as an act of self-protection, the United States should give away 20 percent of its vaccines.
People wait outside a vaccination station to receive a dose of the Sinovac CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine in Belford Roxo, Brazil, March 31, 2021, during a vaccination day for citizens 71 and older. (CNS photo/Ricardo Moraes, Reuters)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Filipe Domingues
The Pastoral da Pessoa Idosa (“Pastoral Care for Elderly Persons”) reaches 170,000 seniors all over Brazil. The efforts and interventions of the ministry’s workers are built around monthly home visits.
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Alejandra Molina - Religion News Service
An app developed by Catholic Extension helps sisters to address the spiritual and mental health needs of Latino immigrants in their neighborhoods.
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Katie Scott - Catholic News Service
Vaccines for children are now getting attention — with questions about when will they be available, if they are necessary to end the pandemic and if Catholic parents should inoculate their children.