Sun, 20 Sep 2020 19:32 - Updated Sun, 20 Sep 2020 19:32
Churches hold first Sunday services
Luanda - The faithful of Luanda province took part today (20) in the first Sunday services, after six months deprived of worship, because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Fiéis da Igreja Católica (arquivo)
Photo: Lino Guimarães
As on Saturday, several churches reopened the temples and complied with the biosecurity and physical distancing measures, as stipulated in the Decree on the Situation of Public Calamity.
On this first Sunday of worship, most congregations launched messages of hope that the pandemic will end quickly.
In his homily, the Bishop of the Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ in the World, Afonso Nunes, encouraged the faithful not to fear the difficulties.
He also considered as positive the work of the Congregation for the strict observance of biosecurity measures.
In the meantime, he asked the authorities of the country to increase the days of worship, currently authorized for Saturdays and Sundays.
In his turn, the Catholic Church has urged the faithful to comply with the guidelines of the health authorities, wearing masks and obeying social distancing.
In the same way, the United Methodist Church has appealed to its members for strict compliance with biosecurity measures.
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