COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 21st March 2020


2 people killed by COVID-19 traced back to a West Midlands church

The Blessed Sacrament Catholic Primary School in Ribbleton has confirmed that one person has been infected by COVID-19.

As a response to Covid-19, the Walsingham Shrine launches 24/7 live video streaming featuring Holy Mass, Liturgy of the Hours, talks, Divine Mercy Chaplet, Rosary, Spiritual Reading and all night Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

Prof. Jim McManus’ latest podcast explaining the requirements of stage three of the CBCEW’s pandemic plan


US Humanists question the constitutional right of certain churches that are insisting they remain open during the COVID-19 crisis going against the orders of civil authorities

South African court issues order against a church that refused to comply with COVID-19 prevention measures

Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh has dispensed the faithful from abstaining from eating meat on Lenten Fridays — except for Good Friday — due to food shortages

Archdiocese of Philadelphia charities are seeing a marked increase in demand for both food and diapers due to the pandemic

The Archbishop of the Church of Greece suggested that people should turn their homes into small churches

Finally, TradKids TV begins a 54 day Rosary Novena in response to COVID-19 tomorrow and ending on the feast of St. Corona. Download printable PDF prayer cards at