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Biology prof Rao has created vaccine-development platform
Health emergency aggravates food, medicine shortages
Each takes an hour to preach, pray rosary, offer prayers
Meanwhile, 30K docs call clinics still open 'irresponsible'
Was diagnosed on March 5, lives to see another birthday
Votive Mass & intention implore God's mercy amid crisis
Calls for 'apologies, compensation' for 'destruction caused'
Locals express ongoing fear of virus, may stay home anyway
Bishops limit or suspend access to confession, anointing
Concerning Univ. of Washington’s taxpayer-funded work
Authorities ban, censor photos of lines at crematoria
Holy Hour, Stations of the Cross, Divine Mercy Chaplet
From Burkina Faso, which has largest outbreak in W. Africa
Bishop directs all parish priests to aid migrant laborers
Jesuit wrote that reduction in all travel helps the planet
11.4M live in crowded slums, on streets of São Paulo, Rio
Virus will decimate areas with poor water, health services
Six from one convent die; 79 diocesan priests are dead
Italy passes 100,000 cases, approaches 11,600 deaths
In Uganda and two locations in India’s Kerala state
Despite warning from clerics and government officials
Inappropriate to put 'blanket prohibitions' on sacraments
'No clean water to wash hands, no health infrastructure'
And asks authorities to be mindful of vulnerable prisoners
Anointing of the Sick can't be delegated to nurse, doctor
Decries mask shortage but 'more than enough bullets'
$100M fund, with $1M secured line of credit per diocese
Pope continues meetings, including with Italian PM
Missions help Dalits, poor who may 'feed on grass' only
Franciscans continue with 7 Masses per day, no pilgrims
Chrism Mass to be transferred; Stations led from parvis
5.2 magnitude quake was strongest to hit city in 140 years
Death toll in Italy is well over double that seen elsewhere
After France announces withdrawal of 200 troops there
N.Y. Times offers photo-journal from hard-hit Bergamo
Portuguese bishops add Spain, others at bishops' requests
To be present for Pope's Urbi et Orbi benediction on Fri.
All who live or work at Santa Marta are now being tested
But enforcement is weak and clinics openly defy law
Abp. answers questions to CDW about Triduum, Easter
And Senate unanimously passes $2 trillion stimulus plan
Ecumenical event marks the Solemnity of the Annunciation
Pol cites aim: Protect 'life from conception to natural death'
On its 25th anniversary; calls for help to women in need
Last was Sept. 1870, when Italian forces entered Rome
To celebrate feast, continue to pray together amid virus
India's 1.3 billion face 'total ban' on leaving homes
Bishops publish names of 51 diocesan priests, 9 religious
U.S. has offered aid but Ayatollah Ali Khamenei refused
Six months after complaint, archdiocese awaits response
Contrast to WA, MA, where abortion is deemed essential
Asymptomatic positive cases not counted in China's stats
Qom, their virus epicenter, is big pilgrimage site for Shias
Paschal Triduum 'cannot be transferred to another time'
And for all those who pray for an end to the epidemic
Responsibility of diocesan bishop to call 'grave necessity'
Friday, March 27, 6 p.m. Rome time; will be broadcast
As do priests, half of seminarians at German FSSP seminary
Began in 1974 as auxiliary under Bernardin, retired in '09
Youngest was 54; more than half were over 80 years old
Hears call to dedicate self in 'more direct, personal way'
NZ has been only Western nation to hold abortion illegal
Quarantines don't apply; 'close quarters' in many shelters
Due to safety protocols & stockpiles of medical items
During months when religious tourism is usually highest
Exceptions in military archdiocese and St. Thomas, VI
Facilities are barring visitors, volunteers as precaution
Only 12% think 'Jesus,' 5% the Virgin Mary, and 2% 'God'
Vatican report distinguished her early and later claims
Stands as victor over virus and as a 'model of society'
Highways crowded with travelers for Persian New Year
Of 177 total; per yesterday's OSV list update, linked above
'We must rediscover the concreteness' of 'small gestures'
Pastor foresees 'potentially crippling, if not mortal, blow'
Like 'drive-in theater' style Mass, drive-thru confessions
Report calls nation 'a killing field of defenseless Christians'
Mentally ill have 'right' to 'same options' as all patients
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Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes runs from March 17-25
Allegations will be forwarded to metropolitan archbishops
Conviction has twice been overturned by appeals courts
Gov't: 95% of large businesses, 60% of small, reopened
Those who stayed are observing aggressive quarantine
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