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

UK

Fr Andrew Allman of St Clare’s, Preston, explains to children what their parish priest is doing during lockdown with the help of Lego Fr. Leopold

St. Patrick’s Church in Soho offers the homeless adoration, access to sacraments, and the rosary — along with food provided by a five-star restaurant

https://bit.ly/2zfhnIk

Europe

France’s PM modifies earlier ‘Stage 2’ plans, says public worship could resume as early as May 29

https://bit.ly/2YAZ2QD

Cardinal Sarah says many COVID-19 Communion Proposals are ‘Total Madness’

https://bit.ly/2xGQ8WW

USA

USCCB issues guidelines for reopening Mass, inc. prohibiting clergy and laity from wearing gloves at communion, allowing communion on the tongue

https://bit.ly/2YDRehg

US bishops urge closer look at COVID-19 deaths in black communities

https://bit.ly/2L5ct3y

Over 16 days in April eleven Felician sisters at a single Detroit convent died, five of which have so far been confirmed as due to COVID-19

https://bit.ly/35KMx6V

New York State officials allegedly signed off on allowing nurses who tested positive for the novel coronavirus to volunteer at Hornell Gardens nursing home

https://bit.ly/2z9E3Kj

Finally, German bishop deploys novel COVID-19 protective device at Holy Communion