COVID-19 daily round up of Catholic news. 9th July 2020

UK

Parish priest of St John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Bath, reflects on a weekend that saw Catholics in England return to Church for Mass.

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Councils told young people to sleep on streets so they could be housed in emergency hotels and hostels

https://bit.ly/3iJU8sg

Parish priest of Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Parish, Sunderland explains why he will not be reopening his churches for public Mass

https://bit.ly/2BMF6S6

High Court judge rules that prohibiting a Roman Catholic from receiving the sacraments may have infringed the European Convention on Human Rights

https://bit.ly/38IfrpK

Europe

Genes that may raise the risk of dying from COVID-19 were inherited from Neanderthals

http://dailym.ai/3fgcsXJ

USA

Monsignor Eric Barr’s reflection on plague consequences: The Unchurching Of Catholics And What To Do About It

https://bit.ly/2Disgeu

World

Most-populous nations including the U.S., Brazil and India face challenges such as multiple outbreaks and the need for millions of tests

https://on.wsj.com/2Oc3rDc

Online conference will explain need for Communion on the tongue

https://bit.ly/2ZREbrn


Finally, welcome to our brave new world