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

UK

Parish Priest posts open letter to Member of Scottish Parliament (MSP) criticising Scotland’s plans not to allow public worship until late July.

https://bit.ly/2BHOJS5

London hospital closes A&E for emergency admissions after COVID-19 outbreak leaves 70 staff in self-isolation

http://dailym.ai/2CbP6UF

CQC urgently inspected care homes where managers were allegedly failing to follow coronavirus-safe procedures during lockdown

https://bit.ly/2Z7RWmH

Europe

Death rate is now two thirds higher than a bad flu year- as coronavirus kills 185,000 people across Europe

http://dailym.ai/31Tje21

USA

American Center for Law and Justice prepares to potentially file lawsuits on behalf of numerous churches to stop the unconstitutional ban on singing in church

https://bit.ly/2ZPRN6r

Arizona diocese goes back into lockdown after coronavirus spike following strong recommendation from health officials

https://bit.ly/3fef8oM

World

After six months and more than ten million confirmed cases, researchers are desperate to solve the various mysteries of COVID-19

https://bit.ly/38K6VX5

Finally, praising during a pandemic