Currents News full broadcast for Friday, 5/8/20

Tags: Currents Coronavirus, Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay, Georgia, Healing, Jobs, Jogger, Lincoln Center, Mexico, Pandemic, St. Brigid

On the newscast:

– Songs of hope and healing are how Lincoln Center is using music to help people grieve in the age of coronavirus.  It is an interfaith effort.

– The long journey home weeks after Father Jorge Ortiz-Garay’s death from Covid-19.  The pastor of Brooklyn’s Saint Brigid’s parish is finally laid to rest in Mexico.

– The coronavirus crisis is causing a record 20.5-million jobs to vanish in April. The unemployment rate is now close to 15%.

– A white father and son are arrested in the murder of an unarmed black jogger in Georgia.


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