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

UK

Nearly a fifth of British adults likely experienced some form of depression during the coronavirus pandemic

https://cnn.it/31b6enF

Commonwealth

Australian scientists predict human-to-human transmission of the virus will become more widespread in winter

https://bit.ly/3aE6IWe

USA

Archbishop John C. Wester of Santa Fe. warns priests that if their homilies are longer than five minutes he will suspend their faculty to preach

https://bit.ly/34cKTvN

As California faces another wave of lockdowns and restrictions, Archbishop Cordileone is making the sacraments available to the faithful any way he can

https://bit.ly/2FyB54Z

A study of a COVID—19 outbreak on a Seattle fishing boat involving more than 100 sailors has all but proven that antibodies provide protection against re-infection

https://bit.ly/3aByZNo

God has not called us to be cowards’: Another pastor stands against church closures

World

South Korea closes churches again after spike in new cases

https://bit.ly/2Eibfln

And finally, here’s the letter informing priests they’ll have their faculty to preach suspended if their sermons are over five minutes