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Sister Angel Bipendu (Rught) makes home visits within Zogno, a commune of 9,000 in the province of Bergamo, where the coronavirus has killed about 2,000 people. / AFP

“It is time to give back what God has given me”: Congolese Nun at Italian COVID-19 Centre

A nun from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a “frontline soldier” against COVID-19 in Italy as a medical doctor, recently described her service as giving back to humanity the gift of God to her.

Msgr. Vincenzo Rini. Credit: Diocese of Cremona /

Seven Italian Priests Have Reportedly Died of Coronavirus

Seven priests have reportedly died in Italy of the COVID-19 coronavirus. They are the first priests known to have died from the virus, now a global pandemic which has struck Italy more gravely than nearly any other country in the world.

The newly-appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Zimbabwe /

Pope Francis Appoints His Representative in Zimbabwe

Pope Francis has appointed Archbishop Paolo Rudelli who has been serving as the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the European Council in Strasbourg, France, to be his representative in the Southern Africa nation of Zimbabwe.