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Pope clears way for beatification of Knights of Columbus founder+

Venerable Michael McGivney was inspired by the principles of Christian charity and fraternity to assist those most in need.

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Pope composes prayers for end of pandemic to be recited after rosary+

Pope Francis asked Catholics to make a special effort in May to pray the rosary, united with believers around the world asking for Mary's intercession in stopping the coronavirus pandemic.

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Pope prays for teachers, students adapting to online learning+

Let us pray today for teachers who have to work so hard in order to do lessons on the internet and other media.

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Pope calls for a ‘contagion’ of Easter hope, peace, care for poor+

The resurrection of Christ is "a victory that does not bypass suffering and death, but passes through them, ... transforming evil into good."

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Pope offers Mass for those living in fear of pandemic+

"Let us pray today for the many people who cannot cope, who remain frightened by this pandemic."

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

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

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‘Every man for himself’ is not a solution to pandemic, pope says+

"I have a lot of hope (in) the people who will take lessons from this crisis to rethink their lives."

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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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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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