A pandemic Christmas: Services move online, people stay home

World Dec 26, 2020

A pandemic Christmas: Services move online, people stay home

Families that usually reunite on Christmas over a hearty, lingering meal celebrated apart Friday, services shifted online, and gift exchanges were low-key in one of the most unusual and subdued holiday seasons in decades. The coronavirus left almost no one unaffected. Patricia Hager, 60, delivered homemade ...

Mass held at Nagasaki cathedral on A-bomb anniversary

National Aug 9, 2020

Mass held at Nagasaki cathedral on A-bomb anniversary

A Catholic mass was held at Nagasaki's Urakami Cathedral early Sunday morning on the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city. The mass, attended by 250 Catholics and others, started at at 5:30 a.m., with the chiming of bells. The cathedral was rebuilt ...