Posts Tagged ‘Covid-19 USA’

COVID-19 lockdown measures an “intrusion on civil liberties”

Thursday, May 25th, 2023
COVID-19 lockdown measures

A US Supreme Court Justice has strongly criticised COVID-19 lockdown measures, labelling them as potentially “the greatest intrusions on civil liberties in the peacetime history of this country.” Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch (pictured), in a rare personal statement released on 18th May, expressed his concerns regarding the extension of Title 42 restrictions on immigration, Read more

Cardinal Gregory prays on TV for 500,000 Americans killed by Covid-19

Thursday, February 25th, 2021
Cardinal Gregory on CNN

Washington Cardinal Wilton Gregory appeared on CNN offering a prayer for the 500,000 Americans who have died from Covid-19. In the prayer, Gregory asked God to “grant eternal peace to all our sisters and brothers lost to this disease.” “Let us now open our hearts to recall those who have died from the coronavirus,” Cardinal Read more

Poorer parishes, dioceses take a bigger hit from pandemic

Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Just as it was in much of American society this past year, the financial toll exacted by the coronavirus pandemic affected poor parishes and dioceses more starkly than it did larger and more well-to-do Catholic institutions. While that’s not to say that bigger dioceses and parishes didn’t feel any sting — some dioceses started making Read more