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

It is a time to decide to live differently, live better, love more and care for others.

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Letter from Bishop Barres to the faithful of the Diocese+

Although we are being asked to distance ourselves physically from each other, we remain joined, deeply in faith, to our brothers and sisters in Christ.

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Pope announces extraordinary ‘urbi et orbi’ blessing March 27+

Watch on CFN. Read here for details on plenary indulgences.

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First U.S. clergy fatality from COVID-19 a deacon in Washington+

"Our benefactors and friars recall his kindness, especially to those who were ill and in need."

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Huntington parish tries drive-thru confessions to minister in a time of social distancing+

To accommodate parishioners seeking to receive the sacrament of reconciliation, St. Patrick Parish, Huntington, hosted “drive-through” confessions in its parking lot on Saturday.

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Vatican offers special indulgences during coronavirus crisis+

Special indulgences are available to people afflicted with COVID-19, those in quarantine, medical personnel caring for coronavirus patients and to all those who are praying for them.

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Latest updates and cancellations in DRVC+

Watch a special CFN presentation with Bishop John Barres

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Masses, parish activities suspended due to virus+

Beginning Monday, March 16, 2020 at 3:00 PM, all Masses (weekday and weekend), meetings, and non-essential activities in our parishes are suspended or postponed through Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

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Bishop Barres discusses coronavirus and the Church+

Watch a special CFN video with Bishop John Barres and Msgr. Jim Vlaun.

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Vatican says public will not be admitted to papal Holy Week liturgies+

Pope Francis will celebrate all of the Holy Week and Easter liturgies: Palm Sunday, the chrism Mass, the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the liturgy of the Passion of the Lord, the Easter vigil Mass and Easter morning Mass.

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