This New York Pastor Says his Parish Lost 44 People to Coronavirus

On the desk of Reverend Fabian Arias, there’s a list of 44 names — people from his congregation who have died of COVID-19. The vast majority are Latinx, many undocumented. The death toll in the Latin community is higher than any other racial or ethnic group in New York City. They are people working quietly in high-risk essential roles — deliveries, cleaning, restaurant staff — and they’re dying silently. Reverend Arias oversees the funerals, provides comfort where he can, and every week, holds services, though today his pulpit is a streaming platform from his living room in the Bronx. See more photos by Ashley Gilbertson in this piece on