COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 29th June 2020

UK

University of Oxford conducts large-scale trial of a COVID-19 vaccine made from a fetal cell line harvested from an aborted baby decades ago

https://bit.ly/3eKLg35

Europe

Twenty-one Austrian doctors write letter to bishops telling them Communion on tongue ‘safer’ than in hand, asking them to lift the ban

https://bit.ly/2NKsooZ

USA

Texas man with disability dies after doctors refuse to treat him for COVID-19, telling his wife he didn’t have a quality of life worth living

https://bit.ly/3g9DFM2

Diocese of Phoenix announces following a priest in Arizona testing positive for COVID-19 a bishop has entered quarantine and been tested for the virus

https://fxn.ws/2Ad1anY

Diocese of Dallas is scaling back its reopening plans in response to a resurgence of the virus in the State

https://bit.ly/3ePt9JG

Allegations that ICE detainees who test positive for COVID-19 are being mixed with those who have not been tested

https://bit.ly/3ibLa6J

World

Venezuelan bishop warns that the pandemic is exacerbating country’s socio-economic crisis

https://bit.ly/3gbBwPE

Ugandan bishop advises the government to postpone the 2021 elections due to COVID-19

https://bit.ly/3ifVZVp


Finally, a satirical response to the CBCEW regulations and restrictions for the resumption of public Mass