COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 23rd June 2020

UK

Cardinal Nichols’ statement on resumption of collective acts of worship

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Liverpool parish offers phone support to more than 500 people amid pandemic

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Europe

French bishop tells faithful to defy govt interference in right worship, saying the State should not interfere in how Catholics worship and how Masses are organized

https://bit.ly/37TqD2h

USA

COVID-19 don’t discriminate based on politics, but many Democratic governors and mayors sure seem to do so

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Students at a Virginia Catholic school have turned to manufacturing personal protective equipment for health care workers using 3D printers

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Priest cancels Mass at weekend after being exposed to COVID-19 after learning that someone he had contact with during a recent funeral had contracted the virus

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World

Police die enforcing Latin America’s strictest lockdown as Peru’s futile strategy unravels

https://bit.ly/2BzVXXw

Finally, Rev. Eduardo Vasquez visits Manila’s slums to minister to the poor, and distribute food and face masks