VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis offered prayers for everyone, particularly families, facing financial difficulties because of the pandemic.
SEATTLE – On the first Sunday that public Masses were suspended in the Archdiocese of Seattle due to the coronavirus outbreak, Catholics in Western Washington joined themselves spiritually through livestreamed Masses and other forms of prayer.
SEATTLE – Out of an “extreme measure of caution” because of the coronavirus outbreak, Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has ordered all parishes in the Archdiocese of Seattle “to suspend public celebration of the Eucharist.”
VATICAN CITY – The suspension of public Masses in Italy is a painful yet necessary measure to protect people’s health, the country’s bishops said.
SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has issued directives for the Archdiocese of Seattle in response to the coronavirus.
SEATTLE – Hundreds of people, including more than 100 priests and bishops, gathered at St. James Cathedral to honor and remember Archbishop Emeritus Alexander J. Brunett at his February 12 funeral Mass.
WASHINGTON – Pope Francis “has our backs” in the pro-life cause, Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, said to applause in his January 23 homily at the opening Mass of the National Vigil for Life.