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Reaching Out Together From Taiwan

Reaching Out Together From Taiwan

Thesa Co from Taiwan describes a Coronavirus relief project organized out of Taipei. Fortunately, Taiwan has not been overwhelmed with Covid-19 cases, but they have mobilized themselves to do what they can for other people in need.

"What more can I do?"

"What more can I do?"

As we face a global health crisis, we may find ourselves feeling helpless or at a loss about the best ways to respond or react. What difference can one person really make to improve such a complex situation? The example of Joanna from Singapore shows that knowledge of one’s personal circumstances, a network of good friends, and a bit of initiative can go a long way.

Little House, Big Family!

Little House, Big Family!

At the beginning of the fifth week of quarantine I was asked “How are you managing with all your kids in that little house of yours?” My husband and I have a happy little brood of nine children ranging in ages from 5 to 22.

The Creativity of Love

The Creativity of Love

In a video message for all the faithful just before Holy Week, Pope Francis encouraged us to infuse our actions with "the creativity of love," a quality especially crucial during the current health emergency.

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A Wedding During the Pandemic

A Wedding During the Pandemic

Susanna and Salva got married at the beginning of April, with their family and friends following the ceremony by video livestream. With their 130 guests reduced to 4, it was still a joyous occasion.

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Beyond My Four Walls

Beyond My Four Walls

The following stories show how creativity and a passion for doing good can cut through walls and cross over oceans. Although we are confined, our eagerness to help others cannot be.

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The "Covid Backliners"

The "Covid Backliners"

A husband and wife team coordinate an emergency supply chain of food and medical supplies to support their local hospitals and essential services. It all began with a simple question: what can we do to help?

Our Family in Corona Time

Our Family in Corona Time

Richard and Maria Büchsenmeister live in Jeging in Upper Austria. The two supernumeraries have a lot of experience in offering guidance to other families. No wonder, since they have 12 children themselves.

What is a Plenary Indulgence? #Covid-19

What is a Plenary Indulgence? #Covid-19

Plenary indulgences can be obtained in many ways for the duration of the coronavirus epidemic. Along with a simple explanation, here is the text of the decree of the Apostolic Penitentiary, which explains it in detail.

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Full Text of Pope Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" Meditation

Full Text of Pope Francis' "Urbi et Orbi" Meditation

"It is a time to get our lives back on track with regard to you, Lord, and to others," Pope Francis said in his address prior to presiding over the Eucharistic Adoration and then imparting an extraordinary 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing from Saint Peter's Square.

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Plenary Indulgences and Possible Collective Absolution in Time of Emergency

The Apostolic Penitenciary has announced that "the gift of special Indulgences is granted to the faithful suffering from COVID-19 disease, commonly known as Coronavirus, as well as to health care workers, family members and all those who care for them in any capacity, including through prayer." It also reminds the faithful of the possibility of collective absolution in times of emergency.

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