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


Leaked government document reveals that all social contact outside homes could be banned in red alert level areas but places of worship will remain open


Focus Ireland president says COVID-19 could be turning point in fight against homelessness

Bishop Athanasius Schneider says Christians must refuse COVID vaccine derived from aborted babies, even if it means martyrdom

Albanian reflection on the role of clerics during the pandemic


NYC mayor orders aggressive crackdown on people not wearing a mask

Bishop Malooly of Wilmington remembers President Trump and first lady at diocesan Mass, offers prayers for their recovery from COVID-19

DOJ backs Capitol Hill Baptist over DC mayor’s worship restrictions


Pandemic prompts drive-through pet blessing in Philippines on Feast of St Francis

And finally, New Yorkers pray for President Donald Trump after he was diagnosed with Covid-19