COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 14th August 2020

UK

PM announces stronger enforcement measures as easements resume — Wedding receptions for up to 30 people to resume

https://bit.ly/2E2Mn0Q

Boris Johnson unveils penalties for repeat offenders will keep DOUBLING to
£3,200

http://dailym.ai/3h0VnCi

Oldham on brink of full lockdown as coronavirus cases surge — announcement on possible measures expected on Friday

https://bit.ly/2E54IKq

Survey by Imperial College London finds close contact with a COVID-19 sufferer brings 20 per cent chance of catching virus

https://bit.ly/30WvCxe

Commonwealth

Alberta bishops cite ‘ecclesiastical authority’ to ban communion on tongue out of COVID fears

https://bit.ly/3iHg1Yt

COVID rules in Melbourne, Australia let police enter homes without permission, smash car windows

https://bit.ly/2Fkenxn

USA

Western Michigan University ethics professor advocates the covert use of ‘psychoactive drugs’ to ensure lockdown compliance

https://bit.ly/341w2V0

Doctors propose punishment for citizens refusing COVID-19 vaccination — tax penalties, higher insurance premiums, denial of government & private services

https://bit.ly/3angDzB

And finally, strangest Christian COVID-19 poster outside a church?