COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 18th February 2021

UK

Horrifying’ death toll prompts calls to prioritise jabs for disabled people

https://on.ft.com/3udtFce

Man offered vaccine after error lists him as 6.2cm tall, with a BMI of 28,000

https://bbc.in/2ZvGOzh

Commonwealth

Tanzania looks to divine providence as government shuns Covid vaccines

https://on.ft.com/3biC1qB

Europe

As Lent begins, Irish bishop urges that political leaders be told worship is essential

https://bit.ly/2M5iJw9

Holy Week 2021: Vatican issues guidelines for Catholics amid ongoing COVID-19 restrictions

https://bit.ly/2Nc482J

Catholic bishops across Europe join in Lent prayer for victims of coronavirus pandemic

https://bit.ly/3ucJ6By

Vatican employees required to get COVID-19 vaccine

https://bit.ly/3qwLlgO

Holy See in damage control mode after stinging global criticism

https://bit.ly/3pyJuXx

USA

Is COVID-19 negatively affecting our Catholic Identity?

https://bit.ly/2OOU3sN

And finally, a meme expressing scepticism about the COVID vaccine