BISHOP DUFFY CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO EASE MASS ATTENDANCE RESTRICTIONS IN NEW COVID-19 MEASURES

27 November 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Catholic Bishop of Clogher Larry Duffy has called on the Government to allow people to resume the celebration of Mass when changes are made to the current Level 5 Covid- 19 restrictions at the beginning of December. Bishop Duffy made the appeal in a pastoral letter in which he stated: “I urge the civil authorities in the southern part of our diocese to recognise the vast importance and benefit of communal worship for Catholics (and other Christians too) by allowing us to come together to celebrate Mass once the Level 5 restrictions are lifted. We have shown that we can do so safely and without posing any risk to public health, thanks to the responsibility shown by all our faithful and the generosity of the many volunteers.” Bishop Duffy will lead an online….

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