A July 13 letter from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to local parishes called the development “discouraging.”
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St. Peter’s Basilica and square, the Vatican Museums, and several other public offices in the Vatican City State have been closed for more than six weeks.
As the virus has placed a lockdown on religious services worldwide, Bishop Tobin decried the absence of the sacraments in recent weeks, especially during the Easter season.
Father Purgatorio says he has been livestreaming Masses and daily spiritual talks throughout the quarantine, but had the idea to offer Mass from the church terrace for Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday.
With so much of everyday life turned upside down, Christians have an opportunity to engage with those who are searching for answers to their questions about life and death.
A total of seven confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been diagnosed among Vatican employees to date.
The executive order lists nine permissible reasons for people to leave their homes, including “Traveling to and from one’s residence, place of worship, or work.”