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

UK

NHS hospital data reveals young women between 20 and 40 are bearing the brunt of the UK’s second wave

http://dailym.ai/3kLmCSM

English clergy wonder whether some will be forced to ‘go underground’ in response to bishops unquestioning compliance with COVID-19 restrictions

https://bit.ly/3mMXQ6z

More than 10,000 people have unexpectedly died in their own home since mid-June amid fears Britons are still avoiding NHS for help

http://dailym.ai/2RX5ddf

Commonwealth

Quebec announces that it is lowering the indoor worship limit from 250 people to 50, with some areas having it lowered to 25 people

https://bit.ly/2HutjdB

USA

Baptist church in Washington, D.C., is suing Democratic Mayor for her ongoing ban on religious gatherings of more than 100 people

https://bit.ly/2FZqocr

US archbishop publicly rebukes priest for his controversial homily on COVID-19

https://bit.ly/3i11ypk

World

Two Franciscans die from COVID-19 in Syria as sanctions stop testing and medical imports

https://bit.ly/3mLqlBr

Finally, Brazil’s Christ the Redeemer ‘wears’ mask to raise COVID-19 awareness