- Jul 9, 2020
Tucson Bishop Edward J. Weisenburger announced July 1 that state health officials have “strongly recommended” the suspension of public worship and that he agrees the recommendation is a wise course of action.
Due to the coronavirus, the structures society once found comfort in have been shaken, and as time progresses with the end still nowhere in sight, people’s resilience may be wavering.
Scotland’s top official gave perspective dates for reopening non-essential shops and restaurants but said – “unfortunately” – she couldn’t say when churches would be allowed to hold regular worship services.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin says the Irish government’s mandate that religious services be limited to 50 people is “disappointing” and “strange.”