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


Cardinal Nichols tells Catholics that it would be a “scandal” for churches to open for private prayer at present.

Diocese of Middlesbrough introduces “dial-a-Mass” service enabling Catholics with no internet connection to listen to Sunday Masses


Italy’s government and bishops sign an agreement on Thursday to allow the faithful to attend Masses from May 18th


US bishops recommend Mass attendance on a first-come, first-served basis or on a rotational basis to allow social distancing

7 ways to add prayer to the lives of kids during the lockdown

Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s expert group set up to restore Catholic Life after the Pandemic recommends a strong communication strategy


Sisters of the Daughters of Divine Love in Nigeria are providing relief packages to street children abandoned as a result of COVID-19

Finally, faithful praying on the steps of San Francisco Cathedral for Mass during the Spanish flu pandemic 1918.