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Health

Pope thanks nurses: You are among the ‘saints next door’

Today, too, the heavenly Father looks to you with gratitude, the pope says on International Nurses Day

The pandemic seen through the eyes of a Catholic doctor

“I wish I could always save lives, but it isn’t always possible.”

Coronavirus in Italy: 50 priests have died

The ages of fallen priests ranges from 45 to 104.

5 Ways to cope spiritually with a pandemic

Man cannot live by bread alone, no matter how much of it he has stockpiled in a chest freezer.

Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer is lit with the flags of countries affected by the coronavirus

Rio de Janeiro’s archbishop held mass at the statue, and urged people to pray for those afflicted.

5 Ways to make peace with the body God gave you

A professor offered a class about weight loss and body image. Then he wrote down what he learned.

Six priests in one Italian town die of coronavirus

The priests from the northern Italian town of Bergamo had “exposed themselves [to the virus] to be close to their community”

If you’re quarantined, here’s how to make the most of it

Staying home can be an occasion for great personal growth, with a little planning and effort.

California orders Christian groups to shut down cost-sharing health plans

The state contends that the popular plans, known as “health care sharing ministries” are misleading consumers.

“He was my father, not a number,” says daughter of first coronavirus fatality in Italy

In times of illness, we must remember that people are at the center.