Young people wait as a woman goes to confession at a window outside St. Anthony's Catholic Church in North Beach, Md., April 1, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview Dec. 5 with the Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, head of the Apostolic Penitentiary, said confession by phone is still most likely invalid. (CNS/Bob Roller)