Thursday, April 2, 2020021With Holy Week celebrations closed to the public due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis postponed the traditional Good Friday collection for the Holy Land to September.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020057The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special "Mass in the Time of Pandemic" to plead for God's mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
With public gatherings, including Masses, banned in Italy to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the Vatican published an updated version of Pope Francis' schedule for Holy Week and Easter.Friday, March 27, 2020
Pope Francis said he will grant a plenary indulgence to the faithful who watch or listen to his extraordinary blessing "urbi et orbi" (to the city and the world) at 6 p.m. Rome time March 27.Thursday, March 26, 2020
Bishop Edward J. Burns and Auxiliary Bishop Greg Kelly asked Christians throughout North Texas to join the 1.3 million Catholics in the Diocese of Dallas in praying the Our Father at noon on March 25. Bishop Burns also asked the leaders of other...Wednesday, March 25, 2020
While conferences and meetings can be postponed for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter cannot, with the exception of the chrism Mass, said the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments.Friday, March 20, 2020