Covid-19 has touched the entire world and has also ravaged the Church in several ways. This article from Crux details the death of at least 10 bishops who have died due to Covid.
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Fr. Adolf Kajpr was a Jesuit priest and journalist who was imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp and later arrested by the communist authorities in Prague. Catholic News Agency has more in this article.
They call it a spirituality year - time away from study and distractions that helps prepare men for the priesthood. This article from Catholic News Agency explains.
A priest in Nigeria is kidnapped on the way to his father's funeral. Catholic News Agency has more on this difficult story.
Msgr. Richard Soseman, the Vice Postulator for the cause of Venerable Fulton Sheen, lost his battle against Covid-19. The National Catholic Register has more on this incredible priest.
Two priests who are suspected of speaking out against an apparent fraudulent election in Belarus were detained by state police. Catholic News Agency has more in this article.
Pope Francis has opened up the cause of five French priests who served in Louisiana during the 1873 Yellow Fever pandemic. This article from Crux has more.
Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa sees himself as a simple preacher, but he's on his way to becoming a Cardinal. Read more in this article from Catholic News Agency.
In this uplifting article from National Catholic Register, Seminarian Chad Cheramie, Jr. tells the story of living a life of sin, and how one prayer changed the course of his life, ultimately sending him to study for the priesthood.
Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, NE is back from an extended leave and opens up about his mental health recovery. Read more in this article from Catholic News Agency.