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Members of the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales gathered for their Spring Plenary Assembly in Cardiff, May 5, 2022. / Mazur/cbcew.org.uk via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Denver Newsroom, May 9, 2022 / 13:15 pm (CNA).
Catholics in En… […]
Archbishop Georg Gänswein in St. Peter’s Square on Sept. 25, 2019. / Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.
Vatican City, Apr 21, 2022 / 05:30 am (CNA).
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein, has been in isolation for the past … […]
Madrid, Spain, Apr 20, 2022 / 14:07 pm (CNA).
Given the improvement in the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain, a Royal Decree published Wednesday states that the use of masks indoors is no longer mandatory, but keeps in place the requirement for hospitals and public transportation.
The Archdiocese of Madrid issued a statement April 20 announcing the decree going into effect and called for the faithful to be prudent and for those at greater risk to the virus to take precautions.
The archdiocese pointed out that the Royal Decree recommends that “people with greater vulnerability” continue to wear a mask in “any situation in which there is prolonged contact with people at a distance of less than 1.5 meters,” or about five feet.
The decree also calls for “responsible use” of masks in “closed spaces for public use in which people pass through or stay for a long time.”
Previously, the vicar general of the Archdiocese of Madrid, Father Avelino Revilla, announced that “due to the favorable development of the health situation,” beginning March 11, liturgical celebrations “will be carried out only in accordance with what is contained in the liturgical books.”
Rosa Lalor. / ADF UK.
Liverpool, England, Apr 14, 2022 / 07:12 am (CNA).
A 76-year-old grandmother is seeking to overturn a fine she received for taking a “solitary prayer walk” during a COVID-19 lockdown in England.Rosa Lalor intends to challe… […]
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Denver Newsroom, Mar 4, 2022 / 16:00 pm (CNA).
A new Arizona law strengthened the ability of hospital patients to receive clergy visitors, but reports that some patients still face problems accessing clergy … […]
M. Jacob "Doc" Mathius, the former principal of Queen of Martyrs School in Evergreen Park, Illinois. / Screenshot of Facebook post
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Feb 17, 2022 / 11:13 am (CNA).
A principal at a Catholic school who was plac… […]
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Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2022 / 17:44 pm (CNA).
Following an outcry from parents, the Archdiocese of Washington has reportedly decided to permit its schools in Maryland to go mask-optional. The change in policy was firs… […]
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Washington D.C., Feb 11, 2022 / 17:00 pm (CNA).
Parents of children enrolled in Archdiocese of Washington schools have begun a campaign to urge the archdiocese to align mask regulations in schools with local policies. “Com… […]
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Boston, Mass., Feb 11, 2022 / 16:00 pm (CNA).
The Archdiocese of Boston announced Wednesday, the same day the Massachusetts governor lifted a state school mask mandate, that school mask mandates will be eliminated at its sch… […]