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

UK

Theresa May speaks out against ban on public worship, that ‘sets a precedent that could be misused for a government of the future for the worst of intentions.’

https://bit.ly/3oUVWBX

English bishops have ‘profound misgivings’ about ban of public worship

https://bit.ly/38e70Ec

Rabbis implore government to reverse collective worship ban

https://bit.ly/38leLZf

Nichols expects government U-turn on lockdown services ban

https://bit.ly/3n0tg8R

Lobbying by faith groups means religious classes can stay open during lockdown

https://bit.ly/32h0TeA

Europe

Covid-19 no more dangerous than flu’, says Cork priest

https://bit.ly/3mYpYmC

Patriarch of Serbian Orthodox Church tests positive for COVID-19

https://reut.rs/38eaK8F

And finally, confirmation during COVID-19