Coronavirus, Church and

Leading coronavirus vaccine development using cells of aborted babies Alternatives exist but are not getting as much press as Moderna’s vaccine work.

By Children of God for Life (LifeSite News), March 26, 2020 In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, pharmaceutical companies are racing to provide a vaccine to prevent further spread of the disease. Unfortunately, Moderna, the company that has been recently touted in news headlines for its... read more

Bishop Schneider: Priests don’t have to obey bishops, govt who suspend Mass over COVID-19

Priests may disobey 'human law' to save souls By Martin Burger, LifeSite News, March 30, 2020 Bishop Athanasius Schneider has stated that a priest, using discretion and following the necessary health precautions “has not to obey the directives of his bishop or the government to suspend... read more

Abortion Providers in 3 States Sue Over Coronavirus Restrictions

By Mary Margaret Olohan, Daily Signal, March 30, 2020 “Ohio’s politically motivated attack on abortion providers is not grounded in science or public health,” says Elizabeth Watson, staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union.(Photo: Catherine Delahaye/Getty Images) Abortion... read more

Pope and Closest Aides Do Not Have Coronavirus: Vatican

By Reuters, March 28, 2020 VATICAN CITY — The Vatican said on Saturday that tests carried out in the building where Pope Francis lives after one resident tested positive for coronavirus showed that the pontiff and his closest aides do not have the disease. Francis appears to be in... read more

Kentucky AG Calls for Statewide Hold on Abortions Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By Zachary Evans, National Review, March 30, 2020 Kentucky AG Daniel Cameron Kentucky attorney general Daniel Cameron on Friday emphasized his support for a statewide ban on abortion procedures during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic. Cameron released a statement after Planned Parenthood... read more
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GHOULISH: Christians Arrested for Praying Outside NC Abortion Clinic Deemed ‘Essential.’ Who Will Be Next?

By Paula Bolyard, PJ Media, March 29, 2020 Four men were arrested outside a Greensboro, N.C., abortion clinic on Saturday. Their alleged crime? Praying in public while the county is under a stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic "At least 20 children were brought to... read more

‘A surge of hope’: The fight to keep crisis pregnancy centers open

By Matt Hadro, Catholic News Agency, March 28, 2020 Facing limited hours and a shortage of supplies, crisis pregnancy centers are working and praying with pregnant women, helping any way they can during the pandemic. “I think we need to storm the heavens for all the women in crisis... read more

USCCB liturgy chair: No cell phones for confession, no delegation of sacramental anointing

By JD Flynn, Catholic News Agency, March 27, 2020 The chair of the U.S. bishops’ committee on liturgy wrote to U.S. bishops Friday, to clarify issues related to the sacraments of penance and anointing of the sick which have arisen during the Church’s response to the coronavirus... read more

De Blasio threatens to permanently close places of worship that resist shutdown order

By John Gage, Washington Examiner, March 29, 2020 New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned religious leaders that their places of worship could be shut down permanently if they did not follow the city's order to pause services during the coronavirus pandemic. "A small number of religious... read more

Abortion groups challenge Texas’ coronavirus-driven elective surgery ban

Catholic News Agency, March 27, 2020 Texas has said that elective surgeries, including abortions, must halt to free up medical supplies for the response to the coronavirus, but pro-abortion rights groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the order on behalf of the state's abortion... read more

Coronavirus aid bill passes Senate, blocks loans to Planned Parenthood

By Catholic News Agency, March 26, 2020 The Senate passed a massive relief package Wednesday night to counter the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure passed unopposed, and contained provisions excluding abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from access to... read more
Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the feast of the Annunciation, March 25, 2020, in the chapel of the Domus Sanctae Marthae at the Vatican. (CNS photo/Vatican Media)

Italian priest at guesthouse where Pope Francis lives tests positive for coronavirus

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