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

UK

Cardinal Nichols insists churches should only reopen when those responsible for the church, the priest and his team, know that they can do this properly.

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PM Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings in favour of extending Sunday shopping hours

https://bit.ly/2MOyWCL

The Church of England is to allow funerals to take place in its buildings from next week although “significant limitations” will be in place

https://bit.ly/30wUmwf

Europe

How Hungary successfully weathered the pandemic, did not abuse emergency powers, and began to lift the restrictions before other democracies

https://bit.ly/3hl9BOC

USA

Bishop of Arlington on the fundamental lessons from the 2020 Coronavirus

https://bit.ly/37wvAOt

World

The help the Catholic Church is offering to migrants and refugees worldwide, amid the coronavirus pandemic

https://bit.ly/3cSkxjq

The arrest and ongoing prosecution of Christian pastors for allegedly violating the COVID-19 health measures in Chile

https://bit.ly/2Uxl43Y

The seven countries with the most worrying COVID-19 outbreaks — India, Brazil, South Africa, Iran, Mexico, Russia and the USA

https://bit.ly/3dULrbI

Finally, social distancing signs displayed throughout a Catholic church in Northern Ireland