May 18, 2020

Parishes plan for reopening

The Archdiocese of Baltimore started Phase I of its reopening plan May 15, allowing churches to be open for private prayer and adoration. Parishes may offer the sacraments of reconciliation and baptism, and funeral and wedding Masses may be held with a limit of 10 attendees.
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Vatican listens to ‘cry of poor, cry of the Earth’ during pandemic

Pope Francis' vision of "integral human development" and "integral ecology" involves identifying the connections between the condition of human beings and the condition of the environment, said Cardinal Peter Turkson.
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St. John Paul was a good shepherd, pope says on saint’s birthday

St. John Paul II was a man of deep prayer, who loved being close to people and loved God's justice and mercy, Pope Francis said.
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RADIO INTERVIEW: Greg Erlandson discusses the mission of Catholic News Service

In the May 17 episode of "Catholic Baltimore," Christopher Gunty speaks with Greg Erlandson, editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service about the mission of Catholic News Service as it celebrates 100 years.
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