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


Archbishop George Stack expects the Welsh government to announce a date for the reopening of places of worship before the end of June

Has the coronavirus caused a spike in abortions in the UK?


Bangladesh archbishop critically ill with COVID-19, diocese requests special prayers and sacrifices for speedy recovery


NY governor & NYC mayor sued by 2 Catholic priests and 3 Jews for violation of civil rights by prejudicial orders and selective enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions

New York officials knew there were hundreds of empty hospital COVID-19 beds as they ordered elderly COVID-positive patients returned to nursing homes

Catholic dad calls out Cardinal Cupich for severely restricting sacraments, despite Illinois governor allowing unrestricted public Masses since end of May


Brazilian bishops resist government push to reopen as infections rise

Filipino bishop writes letter to senior churchgoers to ask them to set a good example to the young by staying home

Finally, more COVID-19 humour H/T The Diocese of Algoma