VATICAN CITY—As national and local governments have been issuing stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Pope Francis asked people to pray for and assist those who are homeless.
He offered his morning Mass March 31 for those who are homeless “at a Read More ››
Below is the full text of Pope Francis’ address during the extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing he delivered while praying for an end of the coronavirus.
“When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this. For weeks now it has Read More ››
At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis invited all Christians to join together in praying the Our Father as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Christopher Wells, Vatican News Service
Pope Francis on Sunday called for all Christians to respond to the coronavirus pandemic “with the universality Read More ››
BRIDGEPORT—Bishop Frank J. Caggiano announced today that there will be no public Liturgical Celebrations for Holy Week, the Triduum and Easter.
The Bishop said he made the decision based on the restrictions and recommendations issued by public authorities and the need to safeguard the lives of those Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—As more and more countries start to feel the economic pinch due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis urged business leaders to seek solutions that will not hurt employees and their families.
“Each (country) must find concrete solutions depending on their situation, but of course, ‘every Read More ››
HARTFORD- In May 2019, Pope Francis released his apostolic letter, Vos estis lux mundi (“You are the light of the world”) to address the issue of sexual abuse and bishop accountability in the global Catholic Church.
Vos estis calls upon the metropolitan archbishops to receive and investigate Read More ››
VATICAN CITY—At the end of the general audience March 18, the pope said he is joining the initiative promoted by the Italian bishops to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary at 9 pm (Italian time) on March 19, the feast of St. Joseph.
Presumably, this initiative Read More ››