COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 7th May 2021

UK

Alcohol-related deaths in England and Wales spiked to highest EVER level in 2020 as experts say Covid lockdowns helped fuel the 20% yearly rise in fatalities

https://bit.ly/3baB18D

Dr John Lee, Prof of Pathology, critique of government’s COVID strategy

Commonwealth

Judge denies gov’t request to close Canadian church that has defied coronavirus rules

https://bit.ly/3ttXmEg

Europe

A possible disaster’: Catholic Church reckons with declining interest post-pandemic

https://bit.ly/3f1WxgT

USA

Notre Dame President Criticized by Bishop, Faculty over Vaccine Mandate

https://bit.ly/3nXVKSr

Move to waive vaccine patents is good step, says Catholic health official

https://bit.ly/3y3hYHl

World

Catholic groups work to feed Brazilians affected by COVID-19 crisis, job loses

https://bit.ly/33mxtMj

Tackling the hidden risks of Covid-19

https://bit.ly/3h6kNBe

And finally, an ethical chart detailing COVID vaccines