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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service May 15, 2020
Msgr. Slawomir Oder, the postulator for the sainthood cause of Pope John Paul II, has said recently that he had found no evidence that the late pope ever covered up cases of sexual abuse scandals.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service May 14, 2020
In anticipation of opening Rome's churches for celebration of public Masses, the Italian army and city sanitation authorities are sanitizing the sacred spaces in order to keep the public safe.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service May 08, 2020
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.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service May 04, 2020
The Italian bishops' conference are trying to find ways to provide needed care and programs for children and adolescents during the pandemic.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 28, 2020
Much about the pope, his life and work has been gathered over the course of his sainthood cause, which Pope Francis furthered in 2017 with the recognition that Pope John Paul lived the Christian virtues in a heroic way.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 27, 2020
Pontifical Salesian University, which has been conducting classes online since March 5, houses some 280 members of six religious orders.
 Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience April 22, 2020, in the papal library in the Apostolic Palace. Marking the celebration of Earth Day, the pope dedicated his audience talk to urging people to protect the earth and its inhabitants. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 22, 2020
The pope dedicated his catechesis April 22 to a reflection on the human and Christian responsibility to care for the Earth, humanity’s common home.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 21, 2020
At the start of the live broadcast of Mass, the pope first prayed that people would use the pandemic-induced time of increased silence in their lives to learn how to listen.
Pope Francis celebrates Mass on April 17, 2020, in the chapel of his Vatican residence, the Domus Sanctae Marthae. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 17, 2020
In his homily during morning Mass in the chapel of his residence, Pope Francis warned against "detachment" from the sacraments, the church, and each other, saying that it was "dangerous."
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service April 07, 2020
In other circumstances, however, the current crisis is the result of abandonment "from afar" when it comes to not providing enough assistance and therapeutic care for the elderly, the dicastery added.