- Mar 6, 2021
Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is in quarantine after being exposed to someone with COVID-19, a statement said.
Citing regulations to circumvent Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s related Aug. 3 emergency order, Montgomery County’s health officer issued a new directive Aug. 5 again stating that due to increasing rates in the spread of COVID-19, nonpublic schools there cannot reopen for in-person instruction until at least Oct. 1.
The Philippine government issued new orders restricting movement in an effort to control a spike in COVID-19, resulting in 10 dioceses suspending public Masses.
The health officer for Montgomery County, Maryland, which is part of the Archdiocese of Washington, issued a directive July 31 that private, parochial and schools affiliated with religious institutions in the county must remain closed to in-person instruction though at least Oct. 1, 2020.
In the United Kingdom, the city of Leicester will be allowed to celebrate public Masses beginning on Aug. 3.