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


Public Mass at an East Kilbride church has been suspended until further notice after a priest tested positive for COVID-19.

Bishop John Keenan says that among the many terrible effects of this pandemic is a surge in cases of depression, hopelessness and suicide

Inverness parish priest issues plea for donations for city centre parish due to sharp decline in income due to coronavirus and greatly reduced number of visitors

Group of ecclesial communities call on Government to create a Jubilee Fund to pay off & cancel unavoidable debt accrued by poorest during lockdown


“It doesn’t seem fair that one can get a haircut or a pedicure, but it is not permitted to go to Mass”, protest Catholics at Republic of Ireland stops public worship again

In response to lay group’s campaign, “Stop Communion in the hand”, Polish bishops declare communion in the hand is acceptable amid pandemic

Vatican City state makes masks compulsory outside

Abortion-tainted mandatory COVID vaccine would be the beginning “of the Apocalypse” : Bishop Schneider

And finally, priest sports a clerical mask