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Vatican modifies distribution of ashes for Ash Wednesday

The Congregation for Divine Worship releases a note laying out the procedures priests around the world are to follow for the distribution of ashes at the start of Lent.

Bedside care: Rome priest chronicles ministering while sick with COVID-19

Before 19 November, Father Valerio Bortolotti’s Facebook posts had been the usual updates and reminders about parish activities, formation courses and video-recorded Masses outdoors with lax mask usage among the celebrants.

13 Christians killed every day in the world because of their faith

The non-Governmental organization Open Doors releases its annual “World Watch List” report that lists the top 50 countries where Christians are most persecuted for their faith.

Pope Francis: Ministries of lector and acolyte to be open to women

Pope Francis changes the Code of Canon Law to institutionalize what is already allowed in practice: the access of lay women to the service of the Word and the Altar. The Pope explains his decision in a letter to Cardinal Ladaria.

FABC Communication Office Launch Online Courses

VAISCOM is established by the FABC Office of Social Communication (OSC) for the formation of pastoral personnel in Asia.

Pope at Angelus reminds us to cherish our baptismal identity

Pope Francis celebrates the Baptism of the Lord inviting the faithful to celebrate the date of their Baptism, the day they received Holy Spirit and became the beloved children of God.