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

UK

CBCEW says there is a growing body of evidence that BAME and Gypsy, Roma, Travellers communities are being harmed particularly by COVID-19

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USA

US Nuncio admits the Church wasn’t prepared for pandemic along with the rest of the world

https://bit.ly/2YJppUw

Two polls show that Americans are relying more on their faith to help persevere through COVID-19 – one-fourth saying their faith is stronger

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The US Church is going broke as a consequence of COVID-19 and the economic downturn will make it much worse

https://bit.ly/2YImRpP

Dioceses are helping parishes tap into revenue sources, including the Paycheck Protection Program loans from the federal Small Business Administration

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World

Four cardinals, numerous bishops and professional warn that COVID-19 is being used to strip fundamental rights, asserting the independence of the Church

https://bit.ly/3fAo2hh

Crowded into camps, refugees are vulnerable to COVID-19 with limited sanitary and medical resources

https://bit.ly/3chbQj6

Finally, Italian Catholic hospital calls on the assistance of the Blessed Virgin Mary in their fight against COVID-19