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EDITORIAL

Remembering My Father by Dr. Robert Moynihan

LEAD STORY

Acquitted! Australia’s highest court sets Cardinal Pell free by Christina Deardurff 

NEWS

China-Vatican/Cardinal Zen is not backing down by Christina Deardurff

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DOSSIER

Empty Easter: Rome in a time of virus, everything closed… by Christina Deardurff 

St. Corona, pray for us by Christina Deardurff 

The Lord is with us in this storm by Christina Deardurff 

Public Mass resumes in first US diocese by Christina Deardurff 

Tending to the soul first, then the body by Philip C. L. Gray, JCL

The virus between faith and medicine by Thomas W. McGovern, M.D. 

Rome — Coronavirus diary by Dr. Giuseppe Rusconi, Swiss Vaticanist

PHOTO ESSAY

A Lonely Prayer in Time of Pandemic 

REFLECTION/”When evening had come” (Mark 4:35) by Pope Francis

IN MEMORIAM: PROF. WILLIAM T. MOYNIHAN, HUSBAND, FATHER, COUNSELOR, WRITER, FRIEND

(JUNE 23, 1926-MARCH 28, 2020) — “SEMPER FI”

MAY ETERNAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM/”A Majestic Day, A Majestic Hill”  by William A. Doino, Jr.

CULTURE

INTERVIEW/Pius XII:  The opening, then reclosing of the archives by Dr. Jan Bentz, Ph.D.

SCRIPTURE/”He knew all men” — Jesus knew the evil in every heart by Prof. Anthony Esolen, Ph.D.

INTERIOR CASTLE/Mary’s devotion to the Eucharist by a Hermitess

FOOTSTEPS ON THE WAY/The Virgin of Revelation at Tre Fontaine by Christina Deardurff 

URBI ET ORBI: CATHOLICISM AND ORTHODOXY

Icon/Who are the violent? by Robert Wiesner 

Spirituality/The Greatness of Prayer by Father El Meskeen (1919-2006)

East-West Watch/Underground Church marks discovery of Kazan icon by Peter Anderson, eminent student of all things Orthodox 

News from the East: Mt. Athos to hold vigils for coronavirus victims by Becky Derks

Initiative/Let us “accompany” the elderly during the pandemic… by Kyle Hayes

FEATURES

LATIN/The Plague of St. Cyprian (c. 200-258 A.D.) by John Byron Kuhner, Paideia Institute, Rome 

Art/Pope Francis prays before the Marian icon Salus Populi Romani, to end pandemic by Lucy Gordan

BOOK/Selection from Lord of the World (originally published in 1907) by Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson 

Vatican Watch/A day-by-day chronicle of Vatican events: March and April by Becky Derks

People/American Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk diest at 85; Krakow opens cause for John Paul II’s parents; Washington State Lt. Gov Habib to join Jesuits by Becky Derks

Food for Thought/Restaurants in monuments, one in Trastevere by Mother Martha