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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
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
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
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
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
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.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Saint John Paul II is remembered for his tireless evangelization on the 15th anniversary of his death.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
The pandemic does not represent God's wrath, because the disease affects most frequently and tragically the weakest and most vulnerable -- the very people God loves and cares for the most.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
With funerals forbidden nationwide, these ministers are also offering blessings and a dignified temporary place of rest before the departed's ultimate burial.
A patient in a biocontainment unit is carried on a stretcher at the Columbus Covid 2 Hospital in Rome, Monday, March 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
The medical and humanitarian emergency unfolding before their eyes has made it clear that the Western health care system of centralized hospital care cannot handle this and future epidemics and needs to shift toward more community-focused care.
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Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
Pope Francis prayed for families who are cooped up in their homes and for all those who are ill with COVID-19.