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Sat Mar 14, 2020, 01:34 PM

Coronavirus: (UK) Catholic churches preparing to suspend Mass

Source: BBC

Coronavirus: Catholic churches preparing to suspend Mass

14 March 2020

Roman Catholic churches in England are "preparing for a time" when the celebration of Mass may have to "come to an end", the Catholic leader in England and Wales has said.

Catholics have an obligation to go to Mass every Sunday.

But large gatherings could be banned in the UK from as early as next weekend, as the coronavirus continues to spread.

The Church of England is also following these procedures, as well as refraining from passing collection plates around.

The Muslim Council of Britain has urged mosques, madrasas and Muslim community centres to follow the governments hygiene practices.

It also urged mosques to have contingency plans in place for Ramadan - which begins in the second half of April - as it may have to suspend mass gatherings.

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Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-51887510

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Sat Mar 14, 2020, 01:56 PM

1. Archdioceses in United States also.

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Sat Mar 14, 2020, 03:22 PM

2. There is a Newtonian

or Einsteinian joke here.

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