The Vatican didn't say if Pope Francis came into contact with the person who tested positive.
Becciu denied, again, reports he stole Vatican funds to bribe witnesses and secure testimony during Cardinal Pell's trial.
In a new documentary on his time as pope, he said 'what we have to create is a civil union law - that way they are legally covered, I stood up for that.'
The USCCB says the novena will 'help Catholics form their consciences as they prepare for the upcoming election.'
Their availability was extended to avoid excess crowds during the pandemic.
Asked about the persecution of Catholics in China, Cardinal Secretary of State Parolin said: 'But, what persecutions - you have to use the words correctly.'
Nine of the new cardinals are younger than 80, able to vote in future papal conclaves.
The decision was made because of the rise of coronavirus cases in Italy.
The world's smallest & oldest standing army had 2 more members test positive for coronavirus, after 11 tested positive earlier this month.
He will celebrate 'in a strictly private way, in the Teutonic Holy Cemetery, without the attendance of the faithful.'