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


Diocese of Middlesbrough prepares for a “Virtual Pilgrimage” to Lourdes after their annual visit to the French shrine was cancelled.


More evidence that people are turning to prayer in response to the COVID-19 pandemic


The churches are not being treated with respect by a lot of the Democrat governors. I want to get our churches open, says President Trump

US Department of Justice challenges the “unequal treatment of faith communities” in California’s coronavirus reopening plan

Doctors in Northern California say they have seen more deaths from suicide than from COVID-19, seeing a “year’s worth of suicides” in the last four weeks alone

Chicago has started fining churches that hold religious services noncompliant with stay-at-home orders, fining 3 churches for holding services on Sunday

Finally, for the first time in 600 years of history of devotion to Our Lady of the Forsaken Valencia commemorated her feast day behind closed doors and without faithful