COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 22nd June 2020

UK

UK homosexual group complains about art on bridge symbolising hope during Pandemic saying ‘The Rainbow Is Ours’

https://bit.ly/3hR5kD3

Bishop Mark Davies criticises the government’s intention to lift the current six-hour limit on Sunday trading

https://bit.ly/2YljqES

Europe

Germany’s R rate jumps from 1.79 to 2.88 in one day, with centres of new outbreaks including church communities

http://dailym.ai/3hTF9eM

USA

Priest tests positive for COVID-19 after distributing Holy Communion without a mask, even though it is required

https://bit.ly/2NkayZZ

Trump admin calls out Catholic UN Secretary General for promoting abortion during COVID-19 pandemic

https://bit.ly/37PAYMs

What is the future of signing at Mass with choirs and hymnals suspected of spreading the coronavirus?

https://bit.ly/2YX7NmJ

World

WHO stats reveal worst day of the COVID-19 pandemic yet: 183,000 cases of coronavirus were diagnosed on June 21 in the biggest 24-hour jump

http://dailym.ai/2Z0Rwgr

Finally, Cardinal Cupich wears PPE to distribute Holy Communion