COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 8th December 2020

UK

Archdiocese of Cardiff awarded £100,000 under Barclays 100×100 UK Covid-19 Community Relief Programme to support local communities suffering food poverty

https://bit.ly/3lVeyil

Distressed mother separated from breastfed baby for days during hospital stay

https://bit.ly/3grpR0x

UK’s coronavirus vaccine card not a so-called ‘passport,’ officials say

https://fxn.ws/3gz7neQ

Christians are being harassed in churches by police who did not know the law

https://bit.ly/3gpjHhF

Europe

Belgian Catholics organise legal challenge to public Mass ban

https://bit.ly/3mZWlBx

USA

US govt to issue wallet-sized COVID-19 proof of vaccination cards

https://bit.ly/3qDjdJt

Forced COVID vaccinations violate UNESCO Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights

https://bit.ly/3lTXnhj

Johns Hopkins University academic: CDC data shows COVID hasn’t increased US death rate

https://bit.ly/3owVxEE

Pastor given citation after anonymous complaints of ‘fist bumps’ during public service

And finally, names of COVID-19 victims illuminate the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Brazil