COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 6th July 2020


Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury urges the government to help dioceses struggling financially as a result of the pandemic.

Ministers missed warnings in early April that staff could spread virus between care homes


Donations to Archdiocese of Dublin down 80%, priests agree 25% drop in personal income and voluntary redundancy scheme for Diocesan staff in place

Vatican donates to the World Food Programme to feed 270 million people this year amid rising hunger caused by the coronavirus pandemic


Contact tracing vs. the rights of the faithful

In Tuscaloosa, Alabama, students are taking part in a contest to see who among them can catch coronavirus first at COVID-19 parties


Argentinian bishop sacks rector of the diocesan seminary because he defended seminarians’ right to receive the Eucharist on the tongue

Finally, the celebration of Mass in the 21st century