COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 12th October 2020


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducts urgent investigation into blanket orders not to resuscitate care home residents

Poverty campaigners estimate 1 million pupils have recently signed up for first time
for free school meals

A rushed vaccine could do far more damage than Covid

The Covid testing trap

Funeral home forces sons to stop comforting grieving mom due to COVID rules, “You can’t move the chairs. You were told.”


Archbishops to ask Taoiseach to let people go to Mass despite restrictions

Bishop Athanasius Schneider says its unacceptable for priests to dip their fingers in disinfectant after each communicant and thus rub consecrated host particles into it


Nature report: Face masks — what the data say

National Geographic: A ‘herd mentality’ can’t stop the COVID-19 pandemic. Neither can a weak vaccine.

And finally, a deacon blesses faithful during procession of the Blessed Sacrament in Queens.