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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJune 30, 2020
Since the establishment of the first Catholic newspapers in the United States, the pope said, local communities have relied on the ever-expanding forms of media "to share, to communicate, to inform and to unite."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJune 26, 2020
Among those who are suffering the most during the pandemic are the Rohingya community, according to Caritas.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJune 15, 2020
Cardinal Peter Turkson, along with members of the "July 21" charitable association, are bringing needed supplies to marginalized communities living outside of Rome as they grapple with the pandemic.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJune 03, 2020
Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, the president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, has said that the pandemic has forced everyone to face the greatest of all fears: the fear of death and dying.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceJune 02, 2020
Archbishop Paglia told CNS that just as people were called to self-isolate in order to care for one another, racism can only be defeated by people caring for each other.
Pope Francis prays at a replica of the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens in this 2013 file photo. Pope Francis will pray there May 30, the eve of Pentecost, leading the major shrines around the world in praying the rosary to implore Mary's intercession and protection amid the coronavirus pandemic. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 26, 2020
The pope will pray at the replica of the Lourdes Grotto in the Vatican Gardens May 30, the eve of Pentecost, and will also be joined by several "men and women representing various categories of people particularly affected by the virus."
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 22, 2020
A study by the State University of Milan, Italy, has reported that the fear and uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic has led to an increase in religiosity and devotional practice within the country.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 18, 2020
During Sunday Mass on May 17, Pope Francis publicly thanked all those workers who help sanitize hospitals and neighborhoods during the pandemic and offered prayers for their work and safety.
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 15, 2020
In a letter commemorating the centenary of Pope Saint John Paul II's birth, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI reflects that John Paul sought to spread the message that "God's mercy is intended for every individual" and that the late pope was no "moral rigorist" that some have portrayed him as being.
Indian farmworkers collect vegetables that the company hopes to sell in the market in Sant'Angelo Romano, Italy, in this April 22, 2020, photo. (CNS photo/Guglielmo Mangiapane, Reuters)
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Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News ServiceMay 14, 2020
Mindful of how migrant farmworkers are often exploited, the Italian government has granted temporary residency to those agricultural workers who do not have proper documentation.