COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 11th December 2020

UK

Coroner speaks out on ‘tragic and awful’ mental health impact of Covid pandemic after delivering seven suicide verdicts on adult men in three days

http://dailym.ai/37bnEUe

What HAVE we become when the NHS is sending out death squads to our elders?

http://dailym.ai/3ne23ji

Covid has ‘cut life expectancy in England and Wales by a year’

https://bit.ly/37aJhnv

Nightmare before Christmas: Doctors battle to save Santa’s life in emotional new NHS charity advert

http://dailym.ai/37aJtmJ

Europe

Pandemic causes up to 40% drop in income of French parishes

https://bit.ly/2KkBmLa

USA

Judge Stops California Gov Gavin Newsom From Closing Churches During His Lockdown

https://bit.ly/3a0WT6H

California Archbishop: Allow Worship Again

https://bit.ly/377Hr6M

No More Bishop Nice Guy: Religious leaders have been too deferential to unreasonable Covid restrictions.

https://on.wsj.com/37bDHRX

And finally, a US Catholic Priest who is now working full time in a hospital administering last rites to dying covid patients