COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 18th June 2020

UK

Primary school has been forced to close down for two weeks after catering worker tests positive for coronavirus

http://dailym.ai/2zJrTZd

Europe

A single church service in Frankfurt, Germany, held in early May appears to have led to at least 107 reported cases of coronavirus in the area

https://bit.ly/2Nm7RqZ

USA

Archdiocese of Philadelphia launches a new podcast series to help area faithful transition back to in-person parish life after weeks of COVID-19 restrictions

https://bit.ly/2AMNIrf

One of largest US dioceses threatens bankruptcy if nearly 100 child sex-abuse lawsuits are not paused, claiming serious financial situation caused by COVID-19

https://bit.ly/2BhcYFW

Is it only a pandemic if you are a conservative?, not a Black Lives Matter protester?

https://bit.ly/3fEesZA

Media endorse Black Lives Matter rallies involving thousands, but decry health risks of new Trump rallies

https://bit.ly/2AD2tNn

World

Auxiliary Bishop of Baghdad says COVID-19 outbreak is “getting worse in the capital,” and other parts of the country, “It is worse than a war”

https://bit.ly/2N7Jywu

Finally, US journalist protests that she was unable to be at the bedside of her dying mum while thousands were permitted to attend BLM protests