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


Survey shows that 24% of UK adults say they have watched or listened to a religious service since lockdown


Cardinal Sarah condemns initiatives in response of COVID-19 that allow laity to pick up consecrated host in gas from churches for do-it-yourself liturgies at home


US Justice Department sides with Virginia church suing Gov. Northam after police threaten pastor with jail time or fine for violating the state’s coronavirus lockdown

Illinois church files lawsuit against Governor J.B. Pritzker for violating the First Amendment and the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

White House consults US bishops over lifting COVID-19 restrictions on churches

Bishop Coffey defies Maryland governor’s stay-at-home order to join protest calling on him to shut down all of the state’s abortion centers during COVID-19 pandemic

US priest 7 offers seven lockdown liturgical lessons for Post- COVID-19 Catholics


Chinese government launches new wave of persecution against Christian churches as the COVID-19 pandemic decreases