Black Catholicism Newsbriefs, Wilton Cardinal Gregory:

Cardinal Gregory prays on CNN for 500,000 Americans killed by Covid-19

WASHINGTON (CNS)—During a Feb. 22 evening program on CNN, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory offered a prayer for those who have died from Covid-19 asking God to “grant eternal peace to all our sisters and brothers lost to this disease.”

“Let us now open our hearts to recall those who have died from the coronavirus,” Cardinal Gregory prayed. “Strengthen those families and friends who remain behind, to comfort one another and to wipe the tears from our eyes. May each one find peace and let the memory of our loved ones itself be a blessing.”