As people are ordered to stay home, pope calls for help for homeless

As national and local governments have been issuing stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Pope Francis asked people to pray for and assist those who are homeless.

Papal academy says solidarity among ethical responses needed in pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caught entire communities and nations off guard, and the best way to tackle this global crisis is together as a global family, the Pontifical Academy for Life said.

Italian doctors: Staff overwhelmed during pandemic; model must change

Doctors working in the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic in Italy have launched an appeal in a major medical journal warning the outbreak in their province is out of control.


Complaining, inertia are seeds of the devil, pope says

Many Christians are caught in a trap of complaining about everything and doing nothing about it, Pope Francis said in his morning Mass.