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Some tout DACA recipients as key in COVID-19 fight

By Rhina Guidos  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — The video begins with a nurse named Sol, a beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program, who was brought to the United States at age 9. Today, … Continue reading

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Masses, Stations of the Cross, meditations in livestreams, on YouTube

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) — Here is a sampling of Masses, Stations of the Cross, meditations and other devotions being livestreamed by dioceses and other groups around country: Eastern Time Zone Diocese of Portland, Maine: https://portlanddiocese.org/live-streamed-masses Archdiocese of Boston’s … Continue reading

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Coronavirus means quiet times for maritime ministers in U.S., Canada

By Dennis Sadowski  Catholic News Service CLEVELAND (CNS) — Cargo ships from around the world may be docking at the port of Charleston, South Carolina, but for Deacon Paul Rosenblum, the days are pretty quiet. As the lone port minister … Continue reading

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Catholic nurses often only spiritual connection to hospitalized patients

By Tom Tracy  Catholic News Service WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CNS) — A tightening of some hospital visitor restrictions on religious ministers and patient family members has begun as the coronavirus pandemic ramps up around the U.S. “It has been … Continue reading

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I’ve been exposed to the coronavirus — I think

By Chaz Muth  Catholic News Service BLADENSBURG, Md. (CNS) — Like journalists all over the United States, I’m self-isolating and working remotely from my home in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. I’ve also had to self-quarantine at my house, … Continue reading

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Distraught, determined Little Sisters of the Poor cope with coronavirus

By Joseph P. Owens  Catholic News Service WILMINGTON, Del. (CNS) — Mother Margaret Regina Halloran was doing her best to fight back tears in the early morning of March 27, but she wasn’t really winning the struggle. The local superior … Continue reading

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COVID-19 is not God’s judgment, but a call to live differently, pope says

By Cindy Wooden  Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The worldwide coronavirus pandemic is not God’s judgment on humanity, but God’s call on people to judge what is most important to them and resolve to act accordingly from now … Continue reading

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