COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 7th July 2020

UK

25 Christian leaders — including a Catholic theologian — challenge the churches’ lockdown as a breach of the Magna Carta

https://bit.ly/2BC8Pgw

Banning religious services may have been illegal but other restrictions imposed by the government in England were legitimate, a high court judge has ruled

https://bit.ly/38wSUvV

Dominican seminarian returned to work as a doctor for six weeks on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic at Belfast’s Mater hospital

https://bbc.in/2O2MMlA

Christian Concern undercover investigation exposes ‘DIY’ abortion service as unsafe and crossing legal boundaries

https://bit.ly/2D9w3L5

Government to undertake public consultation on whether to make permanent COVID-19 measure allowing for home use of early medical abortion pills

https://bit.ly/2NZJKP5

Europe

Italian Priest says the devil is at work in this time of pandemic, but still the grace of God abounds

https://bit.ly/3fa5N1l

USA

A Florida teenager died of COVID-19 after attending a party at a church with 100 others — rules about face masks and social distancing were not followed

https://fxn.ws/31Q7Zaw

Finally, a philosophical meme