Tag: Coronavirus pandemic

Supreme Court does not reinstate abortion drug restrictions

Supreme Court does not reinstate abortion drug restrictions

| Carol Zimmermann | October 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court is temporarily allowing drugs used to medically induce abortions to be mailed or delivered without requiring the recipient to make a doctor’s visit during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Presidential winner’s challenge: Repair a coronavirus-buffeted economy

Presidential winner’s challenge: Repair a coronavirus-buffeted economy

| Mark Pattison | October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Regardless of who wins November’s presidential election, the winner will have his hands full repairing and revamping an economy whose weaknesses many say were exposed during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Post-pandemic world must not return to selfish ‘normality,’ pope says

Post-pandemic world must not return to selfish ‘normality,’ pope says

| Junno Arocho Esteves | September 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

In the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, the world must aspire to be better and not return to its previous “sickened” normality of injustice, inequality and environmental degradation, Pope Francis said.

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Supreme Court to begin new term as it ended last one: by teleconference

Supreme Court to begin new term as it ended last one: by teleconference

| Carol Zimmermann | September 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Oct. 5, will be hearing oral arguments by teleconference, just as it did at the end of the last term, due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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New U.K. survey: 4% of Catholics will not return to church after pandemic

New U.K. survey: 4% of Catholics will not return to church after pandemic

| Simon Caldwell | September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Only a small minority of British Catholics said they would not return to worship in church when the coronavirus pandemic is fully over, according to a new survey.

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How to live through history

How to live through history

| Laura Kelly Fanucci | September 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

“You are living through history.”

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Pandemic has revealed how often human dignity is ignored, pope says

Pandemic has revealed how often human dignity is ignored, pope says

| August 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic has shed light on other, “more widespread social diseases,” particularly attacks on the God-given human dignity of every person, Pope Francis said.

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Complicated crossings: Pandemic has not stopped migration

Complicated crossings: Pandemic has not stopped migration

| Cindy Wooden | August 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic has complicated the situation of migrants and refugees, but it has not stopped people from seeking safety and a better life abroad, and it has not diverted the Vatican’s attention from their plight.

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D.C. Catholic food pantry: Months of long lines with no end in sight

D.C. Catholic food pantry: Months of long lines with no end in sight

| Carol Zimmermann | July 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit the Washington area in mid-March, shuttering many local restaurants and businesses, the lines at a weekly food pantry sponsored by the Spanish Catholic Center immediately jumped from about 60 people to hundreds.

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Ahead of G-20 meeting, Caritas urges debt relief for poor countries

Ahead of G-20 meeting, Caritas urges debt relief for poor countries

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

As finance ministers representing the world’s wealthiest countries prepare to meet online, Caritas Internationalis echoed Pope Francis’ call for debt relief to poor countries reeling from war, poverty and the coronavirus pandemic.

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Survey of bishops reveals how pandemic has shaken diocesan, parish life

Survey of bishops reveals how pandemic has shaken diocesan, parish life

| Dennis Sadowski | July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Nearly every bishop responding to a survey said the coronavirus pandemic has seriously affected the celebration of the sacraments and rites and sacramental preparation programs in their dioceses.

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Corruption in Somalia complicates aid during pandemic

Corruption in Somalia complicates aid during pandemic

| Francis Njuguna | July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Corruption in Somalia complicates the battle against the spread of COVID-19 in the Horn of Africa country, a representative of Caritas said.

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