US bishops: Jesus’ Sacred Heart is open for you, despite ‘bitter affliction’ of coronavirus

The novel coronavirus pandemic's effects on victims and the closure of churches have deeply pained the Catholic faithful and clergy, but Holy...

An invitation to young people to make their voices heard in a WCC publication

The World Council of Churches (WCC) Youth Engagement in the ecumenical movement plans to publish a book with young people’s voices for...

In joint statement, ecumenical organizations across the world stand together to protect life

In a historic joint pastoral statement released on 26 March, the World Council of Churches and Regional Ecumenical Organizations affirmed the urgency...

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to New York City; Adding Life-Saving Medical Surge...

Today, Samaritan's Purse deployed its Emergency Field Hospital to New York City, New York, where the local medical infrastructure is severely overwhelmed....

Archbishop Anastasios: “Let us transmit from heart to heart the light of hope”

Interview with the Archbishop of Albania, former President of the WCC by Marianne Ejdersten, WCC director of Communication

Pope Francis prays for those who weep from coronavirus loneliness or loss

In his Sunday homily, Pope Francis said it is a grace to weep with those who weep as many people suffer from...

Health experts and church leaders co-address pandemic on TV

On Tuesday, 31 March at noon, Central European time, a panel of experienced church leaders and medical experts goes on air to...

HHS clarifies protections for coronavirus patients with disabilities

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is reminding federally-funded health providers that they cannot ration health care based upon the...

Pope Francis to give a special Urbi et Orbi blessing amid coronavirus pandemic

Pope Francis announced Sunday that he will give an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing this week with the opportunity for Catholics to...

WCC urges everyone to pray at home

WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit and the moderator of the WCC Central Committee Dr Agnes Abuom urged people and...
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California Knights of Columbus Respond to Coronavirus Announce at Home Initiative for Catholics Temporarily...

As the world confronts the turbulent COVID-19 pandemic, the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the world, announce a...

Ukrainian government bans mass celebrations of Easter during the quarantine

The Cabinet of Ministers has banned all mass religious celebrations during the quarantine period in Ukraine until April 24. This was stated on April...

Burmese Army Provides Disease Prevention Supplies to Religious Leaders

04/04/2020 Myanmar (International Christian Concern) – In an effort to work alongside government efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19, Myanmar’s...