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Public Masses to Resume in Diocese of Worcester on May 23

In response to Governor Baker's announcements today regarding re-opening Houses of Worship, Bishop McManus has issued the following:


State House News Service

Baker Reopening Some Businesses in New Phased Plan

Reopening Phases Will Last Minimum of Three Weeks


Bishop Chairmen Urge FDA to Develop Ethical Vaccine for COVID-19

April 17, 2020

WASHINGTON – Four bishop chairmen of committees for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) have urged Dr. Stephen M. Hahn, Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to ensure that vaccines for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) are developed ethically and are free from any connection to the exploitation of abortion.