COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 15th December 2020

UK

UK’s vaccines minister says government will not mandate the vaccine, will not introduce vax passports or place restrictions on those who do not take the jab

https://bit.ly/2Wfwk5p

Europe

French infectious disease expert shocked by the number of adverse reactions to COVID-19 vaccine

https://bit.ly/3nmeWYX

Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference declares that it is morally permissible’ to accept Covid-19 vaccine which uses cells from babies killed through abortion

https://bit.ly/2JXwdct

USA

Catholic priest Michel Mukad, 38, diagnosed with COVID-19, takes his own life next day

https://bit.ly/3mlfPj3

US Bishops Approve Use of Coronavirus Vaccines with ‘Remote Connection’ to Abortion

https://bit.ly/3nzEmT3

Judge hands huge victory to Catholic priest fighting California gov’s restrictions on churches

https://bit.ly/3ahk1hg

Virginia Gov. Discourages Attending Church: ‘Don’t Have To Sit In Church Pew For God To Hear Your Prayers’

https://bit.ly/381j3TG

And finally, a Christmas cartoon protesting COVID-19 restrictions