Tag: Coronavirus epidemic

A crisis that may be an opportunity

A crisis that may be an opportunity

| Greg Erlandson | March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

“Never let a serious crisis go to waste,” said former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. His adage came to mind as I surveyed the human and economic wreckage strewn in the wake of the coronavirus.

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University of St. Thomas to cancel in-person classes

University of St. Thomas to cancel in-person classes

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul will suspend in-person classes starting March 16, with students instructed to continue their coursework online, the university announced March 12.

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Pope urges priests to tend to sick, health care workers during epidemic

Pope urges priests to tend to sick, health care workers during epidemic

| Carol Glatz | March 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis prayed that priests would find the courage to visit those who are sick and offer accompaniment to health care professionals and volunteers working during the coronavirus epidemic while also keeping themselves and others safe.

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Philippine bishops release additional guidelines to fight coronavirus

Philippine bishops release additional guidelines to fight coronavirus

| Ryan Harms | February 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Amid continuing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, Catholics in the Philippines have been asked not to kiss or touch the cross when they venerate it on Good Friday, April 10.

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Vietnamese priest serves villagers quarantined for coronavirus

Vietnamese priest serves villagers quarantined for coronavirus

| February 19, 2020 | 0 Comments

A Vietnamese priest who offers voluntary services to villagers quarantined for the coronavirus has called on people to respect and give medical supplies to them.

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Chinese church charity appeals for medical supplies to fight coronavirus

Chinese church charity appeals for medical supplies to fight coronavirus

| February 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

As deaths continue to rise from the coronavirus epidemic, China faces a severe shortage of medical supplies, according to the only Catholic charity in the communist nation.

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