In the midst of this crisis in which we live, we want to share with you some good weekly news, news of hope, important or simple acts and gestures that unite us as a community of men and women of faith-driven by the force of hope.
Pope appoints two women to positions in Vatican library and financial authority
Pope Francis appoints Dr. Raffaella Vincenti as head of the Vatican Apostolic Library, and Prof. Antonella Sciarrone Alibrandi as a member of the Financial Information Authority board.
Ghanaian Bishops allow the government to use Church facilities for COVID-19 treatment
The Catholic Bishops of Ghana grant the government use of 13 Church-owned structures scattered across the country as Covid-19 treatment centres.
Preliminary Data Suggests Low-Dose Radiation May Be Successful Treatment For Severe COVID-19
Human medical trials have begun on severely ill COVID-19 patients using low-doses of radiation. The first results on a very small group were published this week in a non-peer-reviewed journal that exists to get critical results out quickly to the scientific and medical community.
Coronavirus testing at home: What you need to know
The most important thing to know is that the FDA has not approved any at-home diagnostic tests and only a handful of at-home collection kits for the coronavirus.
How a vaccine made of mosquito spit could help stop the next epidemic
Building on the work of colleagues and other scientists, Manning, a clinical researcher for the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, believed she could use pieces of mosquito saliva protein to build a universal vaccine.
On the header, a view of St. Peter’s Basilica, retrieved from https://www.vaticannews.va/en/pope/news/2020-06/pope-francis-vatican-appointments-library-financial-information.html