News2020.05.08 10:27

Lithuanian churches to resume Sunday masses and weddings

BNS 2020.05.08 10:27

Starting on May 10, Roman Catholic churches in Lithuania will resume holding services on Sundays, the Bishop's Conference said on Thursday.

The conference asked clergy and the faithful to continue following coronavirus safety guidelines. Baptism and wedding services may also be performed as long as social distancing is observed.

Read more: Church bells in Lithuania to ring every night for collective prayer

The bishops suspended all public church services after the government introduced a nationwide coronavirus quarantine on March 16.

Churches were allowed to resume public masses in late April, but remained closed on Sundays.

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