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

UK

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

http://dailym.ai/2J9mWcY

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

https://bit.ly/3diQe75

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

https://bit.ly/2QAkDnA

World

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

https://bit.ly/2J5ogOf

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

https://bit.ly/2UoDbbu

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

https://cbsloc.al/3aaeB4V

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

https://bit.ly/33AaXyR


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

https://bit.ly/2J7RoUW

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 www.TradKidsTV.com