COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 10th July 2020

UK

Bishop McKinney threatens to ban priests from celebrating Mass if they are caught administering Holy Communion on the tongue

https://bit.ly/3gJwOZU

Why so many deaths in British care homes? visitors allowed for weeks after lockdown and agency workers drifted in and out, some working in multiple homes.

https://bit.ly/2BPeWhD

Europe

In desperate need for liquidity, the Holy See shuts down all external accounts and moves all funds to the APSA which pays all salaries of Vatican employees

https://bit.ly/326kizp

USA

New York Mayor bans all large scale outdoor events except BLM protests

https://fxn.ws/2Cs0tYw

El Paso bishops bans weddings, quinceañera & funeral Masses after observing that safe practices were not prevailing and guidance was often being ignored

https://bit.ly/3fiou33

States sue Education Department over COVID relief for private schools

https://bit.ly/2CqBDZ3

‘Broken heart syndrome’ has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic

https://cnn.it/3iNDEPT

What does life during the pandemic look like for one Mennonite bishop in northern Utah?

https://bit.ly/3gMOWlw

Finally, prayer during a time of pandemic