COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 5th August 2020

UK

University of Leeds study finds that deaths from the most common type of heart attack soared by almost 40 per cent during the coronavirus lockdown

http://dailym.ai/3i4MMhQ

More reaction to Archbishop Longley banning communion on the tongue at the Birmingham Oratory

https://bit.ly/2EOG01j

Europe

A second wave has struck Europe as Spain reimposes lockdowns, cases spike in Greece and French officials warn they could lose control at any moment

http://dailym.ai/3i9iACk

USA

Popular Washington priest tests positive for COVID-19, saying ‘I deeply regret any inconvenience that I have caused you. I am getting better.”

https://bit.ly/2XvgCo0

CDC Director admits there is a financial incentive for hospitals to inflate their counts of deaths due to COVID-19

https://bit.ly/3gwTQDH

San Francisco encourages return of homosexual ‘sex clubs’ to help local economy after COVID

https://bit.ly/31njKTV

World

In Rwanda, a Bishop Uses the Bible to Fight COVID-19

https://bit.ly/30uyrFn

Finally, a new take on a famous work of art in the Vatican