COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 24th August 2020

UK

Young people’s mental health deteriorated the most during the pandemic, study finds

https://bit.ly/2QiXMfB

‘Refrain from shaking hands’: a novel tackles the pandemic of 1918

https://bit.ly/3gnndYg

Imperial College London study uncovers link between COVID-19 and rise in Type 1 diabetes in children

https://bit.ly/3aPkDsQ

Europe

WHO welcome Francis’s unqualified backing of ‘universal’ COVID vaccination ‘for all’

https://bit.ly/2EAzeMs

USA

Los Angeles Superior Court judge James Chalfant rules Pastor John MacArthur’s Grace Community Church may hold indoor services without legal retaliation

https://bit.ly/2QnpA2u

Winter is coming: Why America’s window of opportunity to beat back COVID-19 is closing

https://bit.ly/2ExfNEi

World

Abortionists Marie Stopes International claim pandemic will result in a ‘baby boom’ as millions of women lose access to contraception and abortion

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First COVID19 reinfection documented in Hong Kong, researchers say

https://bit.ly/2YuICsk

And finally, priest wears eye mask so he can’t see penitents in car coming for confession