Members of the Council of Religions in Mauritius are calling on the country’s government to revise upwards the number of worshippers who can take part in public celebrations at a go.
Those to participate in public worship will have received COVID-19 vaccination, the Bishop of Zimbabwe’s Chinhoyi Diocese has announced amid the easing of coronavirus restrictions in the Southern African nation.
Representatives of a Christian church and Muslim community in Uganda have filed a law suit against the country over the suspension of in-person worship as part of the COVID-19 restrictions.
The Apostolic Administrator of Kenya’s Nairobi Archdiocese has encouraged members of the Clergy serving in the Metropolitan see to remains sources of encouragement and hope amid public worship suspension in sections of the East African nation.
Public worship in some four Kenyan Dioceses has been suspended indefinitely amid a spike in reported cases of COVID-19 in the East African nation.
A Catholic Bishop in South Sudan has appealed to the government to reverse a ban on public worship as the East Central African country battles the second wave of COVID-19, saying that people are already overwhelmed.
The leadership of the Catholic Diocese of Ndola in Zambia is considering the suspension of Liturgical celebrations in public amid an increase in reported cases of COVID-19 and laxity in observing preventive measures.
The leadership of the Catholic Archbishop-led Interfaith Council in Kenya has, among other guidelines, revised the ages of congregants allowed to participate in public worship in the East African nation.
Catholic Bishops in Senegal have announced the lifting of the suspension on the celebration of Mass in public effective November 1.
Members of the Episcopal Conference of Togo (CET) have called on the government of the West African nation to authorize the resumption of public worship in the country amid COVID-19 precautionary measures.
In a collective statement announcing new directives to guide the resumption of public worship in Zimbabwe, Catholic Bishops have encouraged the people of God in the Southern African nation to take part in the celebration of the Holy Eucharist in person.
The resumption of public worship in Catholic churches in Gabon slated to take place on Sunday, October 25 will be marked by the “Rite of Opening the Holy Door” in all Cathedrals in the Central African nation, the members of the Episcopal Conference of Gabon (CEG) have announced at the end of their Extraordinary Plenary Assembly.
For the first time in four months, a Catholic Diocese in South Sudan opened doors to eager Christians who thronged their respective places of worship for their first public Mass since the closure of places of worship in the East-Central African country as a strategy to tame the spread of COVID-19.
Extended duration of public worship and the age limit for participation are among the new guidelines in Kenya announced Tuesday, August 11 by the Catholic Archbishop-led Interfaith Council.
Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo has extended the duration of public worship from one hour to two hours effective August 1, in response to a petition that was made by religious leaders in the west African country.
Clerics in Mozambique have spoken in response to the announcement to extend the closure of places of worship, which the country’s President made, terming the presidential directive as necessary in curbing the spread of COVID-19 in the Southern African nation.
The leadership of South Sudan’s only Metropolitan See, Juba, has announced measures to guide public liturgical celebrations in anticipation of the easing of COVID-19 restrictions by the Government.
Children attending Sunday School and those who go for Madrassas in Mosques are among the groups of congregants who will not be allowed to attend public worship in a new set of directives given by Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta who announced the resumption of public worship in the East African country.
Places of worship in Mozambique will remain closed for another 30 days in a new set of measures by the President of the Southern African nation, Filipe Jaicinto Nyusi who extended a ban on social gatherings in the country starting Monday, June 29.
Members of Kenya’s Inter-faith Council, constituted to develop protocols for the resumption of public worship are being guided by their faith in the Almighty, advice from relevant experts, and the wishes of the people of God in East African nation as they go about planning the resumption of public worship and related ceremonies, they have said in a statement.