COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 4th August 2020


The Fathers of the Birmingham Oratory express their sadness & distress at Archbishop Longley banning them allowing Holy Communion on the tongue

80% of new COVID-19 cases in one part of Greater Manchester are among white people as local health boss warns of ‘complacent middle class’


Germany already experiencing second wave, says doctors’ union due to lax adherence to hygiene and distancing rules


NFL bans players from going to churches filled to over 25% capacity, penalties inc. not being paid, future contract guarantees being voided, and/or fines

Google, Facebook, Twitter shut down ‘frontline’ US doctors who promote ‘cure for COVID’

Professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health says the key to defeating COVID-19 already exists. We need to start using It — hydroxychloroquine

Catholic schools, parents, mitigate COVID-induced learning losses

Pandemic fuels fight between public, private schools

Finally, the world is getting obsessed with masks