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

UK

Daughters whose fathers, 89 and 88, were killed by Covid win right to launch judicial review into government ‘failure’ to protect care home residents from the virus

http://dailym.ai/35NfSzc

Poor areas of England face ‘permanent’ lockdown, says public health chief

https://bit.ly/393WW1b

Europe

French authorities have forbidden Catholics taking part in public protests to pray, “even in silence”

https://bit.ly/3nHHfR0

USA

Bishop Joseph Brennan with the Diocese of Fresno is calling on Catholics to wait– and not jump on the COVID-19 vaccine bandwagon

https://bit.ly/2UETb9Z

Justice Alito: Covid-19 Pandemic Has Led to “Unimaginable” Curbs on Individual Liberty

https://bit.ly/2UIJtmQ

Church pays $1,000 fine for two women praying

https://washex.am/36RWT5O

World

Stress caused by lockdown is being blamed for a rise in the number of people suffering from high blood pressure

http://dailym.ai/2HfxgTx

ACN funds Covid-19 oxygen machine for northern Iraq

https://bit.ly/3fcYvLd

And finally, French faithful forced to celebrate Mass at closed door of church