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Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was pleased with the decision to continue Masses at San Diego Navy bases.
Fr. Hamel was killed while celebrating Mass July 26, 2016 after two armed gunmen stormed his church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Normandy.
Throughout the coronavirus crisis, the government has permitted churches to host funerals, under strict conditions, and to livestream liturgies, but not to perform baptisms or weddings.
On May 20, the bishops of Minnesota said they would allow parishes to resume public Masses at one-third of church capacity on May 26, in defiance of the statewide order.
The Council of State ruled May 18 that since gatherings of fewer than 10 people are permitted in other places, “the general and absolute prohibition [on religious gatherings] is disproportionate...and therefore constitutes a serious and manifest violation of the freedom of worship.”
On April 15, Bishop Peter Baldacchino announced that the diocese of Las Cruces would resume public Masses—the first U.S. Catholic diocese to reopen Masses during the pandemic.
Pope Francis said that John Paul II, who made 104 foreign trips during his 27-year pontificate, traveled the world “looking for his people.”