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Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’ to plead for God's mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mass opens with a prayer that God would ‘look with compassion on...

Cardinal Tagle, in new position, looks for lessons learned in lockdown

Starting a new job always involves a learning curve, but Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle got much more than he bargained for when he moved to Rome in February to begin his duties as prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. Not only did he...

Daesh claims it killed four Catholics in southern Pakistan

Four members of a Catholic family were killed in a militant attack in southern Pakistan a day after the minority community celebrated Easter.

Ucanews.com reported the deadly gun attack took place on 2nd April in Quetta, the capital of restive Balochistan province.

Daesh claimed responsibility for the attack, in a statement carried by its Aamaq news agency.

“Four Christian relatives were going to a nearby market on an auto-rickshaw when two unknown gunmen on a motorbike opened fire on them,” police officer Moazzam Jah Ansari told ucanews.com. “It was a targeted attack and an act of terrorism.”

Police said the casings of 9 mm bullets were recovered from the crime scene.

Picture: Men put the body of a man from a Christian family into an ambulance on 2nd April at a hospital morgue in Quetta, Pakistan. Four members of a Catholic family were killed in a militant attack a day after the minority community celebrated Easter. (CNS photo/Naseer Ahmed, Reuters).

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Vatican approves special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’

The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments has approved a special ‘Mass in the Time of Pandemic’ to plead for God's mercy and gift of strength in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The Mass opens with a prayer that God would ‘look with compassion on...

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Starting a new job always involves a learning curve, but Filipino Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle got much more than he bargained for when he moved to Rome in February to begin his duties as prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. Not only did he...