COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 17th February 2021


Cardinal Nichols restricts distribution of ashes during Ash Wednesday Mass in the Archdiocese of Westminster

Oxford University’s Vaccine Group is recruiting kids as young as 6 to assess the safety of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine


Australia pushes forward with vaccine certificates, paving way for mandated shots

COVID-19 claims the lives of Catholic and Anglican leaders in southern Africa


Irish bishop propose DIY method as Ash Wednesday blessings halted by Covid-19


8 Million More Living In Poverty, 9 Million Small Businesses In Danger Of Closing, 10 Million Behind On Rent…


WHO issues Call to Action: Vaccine Equity Declaration

WHO backtracks, says COVID-19 lab leak possibility not ‘discarded’

And finally, Archbishop John Wilson blesses London from the balcony over the west door of the cathedral