As a matter of priority, vaccines should be made available to carers and to priest-chaplains to nursing care facilities who preside at funerals.
Vatican Secretary for Relations with States highlights the inalienable nature of human rights that must be respected, even amid measures implemented to curb the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
“Our traditional Lenten disciplines of prayer, fasting and charity are not intended to be empty, pious actions. These are intended to draw us closer to choosing God and closer to choosing a life lived out of faith.” – Bishop Denis Nulty
Pope Francis read an interview with 90 year old Hungarian author Edith Bruck, which related the horrors she and her family experienced during the Nazi persecution. He was moved and asked to meet her.
Political leaders must be reminded that Church services are ‘utterly essential’ – Bishop McGuckian SJ
Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ of Raphoe has issued a pastoral letter for Lent 2021 in which he criticised the branding of Church services by some as non-essential.
The presentation this morning to Bishop Denis was of a bronze representation of 'The Last Supper' by Irish artist Fergus O’Farrell.
Up to one-third of Trócaire donations at risk as Covid-19 restrictions curtail distribution of Trócaire boxes this Lent
The first Lent in almost 50 years when many homes will be without a Trócaire box.
Vatican Radio is one of the oldest media platforms that has been utilised by the Church for decades.
#LivingLent social media campaign launched for Lent 2021