MIL OSI Translation. Region: Italy –
Source: The Holy See in the Italian
Headline: ASIA/PHILIPPINES – the Reopening of the churches, and begin once again the pastoral activity
Manila – “We started to celebrate the mass, with due care and in accordance with the dimensions set out by the government. We welcome the faithful for the 10% of the capacity of our churches, people who normally attends. But it’s still a reboot and a sign of hope. We have seen some people cry and be moved in to take part in the Eucharist, after a closure of more than three months. but you can not let your guard down because in Manila the situation of the pandemic is still worrying. The sick grow and has not yet reached the peak for,” says to Fides Agency, father Simone Caelli, PIME missionary and parish priest of the parish entitled to the “Queen of the Apostles in Paranaque city, in Metro Manila. After a suspension of about three months, caused by the coronavirus, the doors of the catholic churches in the Philippines have been reopened on the 13th of July, “but the fear among the faithful persists,” says p. Caelli.
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