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

UK

Since re-opening there have been just 47 incidents of infection linked to all places of worship across the UK – equivalent to a fraction of one per cent

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Michael Haigh, 60, who worked at three Blackpool Catholic academies, lost his fight for life due to COVID-19 last weekend

https://bit.ly/35Zaw3G

Europe

Public health expert has said it is “wrong, irresponsible and unChristian” of a County Cavan priest to continue to say Mass during lockdown

https://bit.ly/2UZU7FT

Vatican Cancels Public Advent and Christmas Liturgies Amid COVID Surge

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USA

Furious Californians take to the street to protest lockdowns

World

Coronavirus can remain infectious on surfaces for days by transforming into a microscopic pancake-like film, Indian study finds

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Xi Jinping wants travellers to adopt a global QR code system to help determine their health status and travel “permissions” in a post-coronavirus travel reset

https://bit.ly/3nPqOCv

And finally, confession in France