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The Brooklyn Home Reporter • Jaime DeJesus • Apr 15, 2020

Pope Francis sends his condolences to Diocese of Brooklyn, two local priests that died due to COVID-19

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The New York Times • Reuters • Apr 11, 2020

Empty Pews, Empty Collection Baskets: Coronavirus Hits U.S. Church Finances

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Reuters • Michelle Conlin • Apr 11, 2020

Empty pews, empty collection baskets: coronavirus hits U.S. church finances

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ABC7 Eyewitness News • Eyewitness News • Apr 11, 2020

Coronavirus Deaths: Remembering NY, NJ and CT residents lost to COVID-19

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CNN • Sarah Jorgensen • Apr 11, 2020

Queens church, near hub of New York coronavirus outbreak, mourns beloved priest this Easter

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Univision • Apr 10, 2020

Cementerios de Brooklyn luchan para acomodar el incesante flujo de entierros y cremaciones debido al coronavirus

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PIX 11 • Jay Dow • Apr 10, 2020

Houses of worship find ways to connect during pandemic

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The Wall Street Journal • Katie Honan • Apr 9, 2020

For Queens Church, Coronavirus Brings New Sorrows to Holy Week

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Vox • Kovie Biakolo • Apr 8, 2020

What it means to “gather” for Easter, Passover, and Ramadan this year

CBS2 • Apr 7, 2020

‘Beautiful’ Cast, Queens Students Raise Voices Up In Friendship And Song

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New York Post • By Barbara Hoffman, Zachary Kussin, Doree Lewak and Melissa Malamut • Apr 6, 2020

These are the just a handful of the New Yorkers lost to coronavirus

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ABC7 Eyewitness News • Eyewitness News • Apr 6, 2020

Easter Mass from the Brooklyn Diocese – Live stream at 11:00 a.m.

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ABC7 Eyewitness News • Apr 6, 2020

WABC-TV to stream Easter Mass from the Brooklyn Diocese

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Buzzfeednews • Joseph Bernstein • Apr 5, 2020

The Coronavirus Is Forcing Religious Communities Apart. Can Technology Hold Them Together?

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ABC7 Eyewitness News • Apr 5, 2020

Coronavirus News: 2nd priest serving Diocese of Brooklyn dies of COVID-19

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New York Post • By Dean Balsamini • Apr 4, 2020

Queens Pastor Father Gioacchino Basile, 60, succumbs to coronavirus

QNS • Zachary Gewelb • Apr 4, 2020 

Queens pastor dies following complications from coronavirus

The Huffington Post • Carol Kuruvilla • Mar 27, 2020

Catholic Bishops OK Meat On Fridays During Lent Due To Coronavirus

America Magazine • Michael J. O’Loughlin • Mar 27, 2020

What it’s like to be a hospital chaplain during Covid-19

NBCNEWS.com • By Elisha Fieldstadt • Mar 27, 2020

Coronavirus changes Lent: Bishops relieve Catholics from giving up meat on Fridays during crisis.

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Brooklyn Reporter • Jaime DeJesus • Mar 26, 2020

Bishop DiMarzio discusses coronavirus on video discussing the Feast of the Annunciation

Bklyner • Zainab Iqbal • Mar 24, 2020

‘Pray At Home!’ Houses Of Worship Close Physical Doors, Open Virtual Ones

CBS New York • Mar 22, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Houses Of Worship See Rise In Online Services Streams

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New York Post • By Khristina Narizhnaya and Jorge Fitz-Gibbon • Mar 15, 2020

Brooklyn, Queens diocese cancels Mass after confirmed coronavirus case

QNS • Robert Pozarycki • Mar 14, 2020

Catholics in Brooklyn and Queens ‘dispensed’ of Sunday Mass obligation due to coronavirus

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New York Post • Natalie Musumeci • Mar 13, 2020

Brooklyn Bishop gives Catholics pass for Sunday Mass over coronavirus

Axios • Rashaan Ayesh • Mar 27, 2020

Citing coronavirus, some Catholic bishops allow meat on Lent Fridays 

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The Brooklyn Home Reporter • John Alexander • Mar 23, 2020

Love and Death in the Time of Coronavirus 

Yahoo! News • Rebecca Corey and Kayla Jardine • Mar 20, 2020

In coronavirus pandemic, the faithful pray alone, but together in spirit.

News 12 Brooklyn • Mar 26, 2020

City schools open up its doors to virtual learning this week

Brooklyn Eagle • Mar 26, 2020

Around Brooklyn: Diocese donates tablets to Catholic schools

Queens Daily Eagle • Victoria Merlino • Mar 24, 2020  

From hurricane to pandemic, one Belle Harbor school perseveres

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The Brooklyn Home Reporter • Jaime DeJesus • Mar 24, 2020

Diocese of Brooklyn donates computers, tablets to St. Anselm’s to help distant learning

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The New York Times • Liam Stack • Apr 1, 2020  

 He Said Mass Via Live Stream. 8 Days Later, He Fell to the Virus.

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New York Post • Vincent Barone • Mar 29, 2020  

‘Beloved’ Brooklyn pastor dies from coronavirus, is first US priest killed by disease

News 12 Brooklyn – March 4, 2020

Diocese of Brooklyn announces changes to Catholic services amid coronavirus

http://brooklyn.news12.com/story/41854605/diocese-of-brooklyn-announces-changes-to-catholic-services-amidst-coronavirus?minutetv=true

The Flushing Blog – March 3, 2020 

Eastern Queens priests elevated to monsignors

http://www.flushingblog.com/2020/03/eastern-queens-priests-elevated-to-monsignors/

CBSNews.com – March 2, 2020

Churches in the U.S. are banning drinking communion and the sign of peace to stop the spread of the Coronavirus

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/are-churches-in-the-u-s-taking-precautions-to-prevent-the-spread-of-coronavirus/

NY1 News – February 27, 2020

Brooklyn Diocese Shows Solidarity with Chinese Community Amid Coronavirus Fears

https://www.ny1.com/nyc/brooklyn/news/2020/02/27/brooklyn-diocese-ash-wednesday-chinese-community-coronavirus-

Xinhua News Agency – February 26, 2020

Brooklyn Bishop and Chinese Catholic community Holy Ash pray for China Outbreak on Wednesday”

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Brooklyn Eagle – January 10, 2020

Construction begins on senior housing that will replace a historic church

https://brooklyneagle.com/articles/2020/01/10/construction-starts-on-senior-housing-at-our-lady-of-loreto-site-in-brownsville/

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