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Francis, the comic strip

Francis, the comic strip: Does the pandemic have you down? Brother Leo's mood is not so great.

Vatican instructions give parishioners more hope in face of closings

The Vatican's new document on pastoral care raises the question of whether parishioners have more legal recourse within the church to keep their parishes open. The answer appears to be yes.

Dear parishes and priests: I want to pray with you, not watch you pray

Young Voices: The creative pivots in providing ministry at a distance made necessary by the pandemic need to go further. What do we have to do to make human connections in a time when those things are in short supply?


Pencil Preaching for Thursday, August 6, 2020

In light of pandemic, pope will begin new series on social doctrine

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and social and environmental crises worldwide, Pope Francis announced he would begin a new series of general audience talks aimed at helping build "the future that we need."