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

UK

Church of England advises that everyone entering their churches and cathedrals should wear a face covering from Saturday 25th July

https://bit.ly/3jDGM1l

COVID-19 death rate in the North West was TRIPLE that of London in June

http://dailym.ai/3fVTKVW

Parliamentary scrutiny committee concludes UK Government didn’t listen to Its own advice and failed to prepare for coronavirus

https://bit.ly/2WTzxbM

Europe

French layman reveals strategy he used to overcome priest’s Communion-on-tongue ban

https://bit.ly/32UCmNt

USA

A hospital security guard who was fired after urging hospital and clergy to allow patients to receive last rites.

https://bit.ly/3hwdAap

Top Trump campaign official urges Catholics to ‘call out’ Dem governors ‘who deny you Mass’

https://bit.ly/3hwdW0J

Organising “pandemic pods” in which parents team up with other families in their neighborhoods to hire teachers for their children is increasingly popular

https://bit.ly/2WMVgSH

World

Venezuelan bishop pleads for help: ‘Either COVID kills us or hunger kills us

https://bit.ly/2WVIvFw

Finally, another take on the requirement to wear face coverings