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Catholic Services to Resume on Saturday

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.04.17.

Hungary’s Catholic Church will resume celebrating public services across the country on Saturday, Catholic portal Magyar Kurír reported.

According to the portal, in some parts of the country public events of the church restarted on April 10.

Catholic Churches to Stay Open during Lockdown
Catholic Churches to Stay Open during Lockdown

Catholic churches in Hungary will stay open and services will continue to be public, the Hungarian Catholic Bishops’ Conference said in a statement on Friday. In view of the country’s lockdown starting next Monday “churches are especially important as places for spiritual renewal and prayer”, the statement said, but added that local bishops would relieve […]Continue reading

At the same time, the church has declared that believers are exempted from the obligation of personally attending Sunday mass.

Catholic bishops have asked church-goers to continue observing coronavirus-related safety regulations. Wearing masks, disinfecting hands and physical distancing continue to be mandatory.

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