A parade involving the centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ, which is believed to have miraculous healing powers, was cancelled because of the pandemic.
In the Italian capital, dozens of refugees, poor and homeless people attended a charity event on Friday where they received lunch boxes and gifts from a Catholic community.
Dozens of people gathered in Prague's Old Town Square on Sunday for an outdoor Catholic mass, due to coronavirus rules limiting numbers allowed inside.
Carlo Acutis who died of leukemia in 2006 was described as the "patron saint of the internet".
The devoted of the Catholic church welcomed the chance to attend a mass after almost three months praying and listening to ceremonies from home via social media.
France is one of the most heavily impacted countries by the global pandemic, with more than 180,000 confirmed cases and over 28,000 deaths.
The Argentine Jesuit has long been sensitive to the plight of the Amazon
Pope Francis is weighing whether to allow married men to be ordained to make up a shortage of priests
A massive crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics joined an annual procession of a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ on Thursday.
Pope Francis on Sunday declared five people saints, including Cardinal John Henry Newman, a leading 19th century Anglican who converted to Catholicism and became one of the most influential Christian figures of modern times.
An Australian court upheld Cardinal George Pell's sexual abuse convictions.
An archbishop in Poland has warned of a "rainbow plague" amid ongoing tensions in the country over gay rights.