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Rome’s churches closed to public till April 3


Antoine Mekary | ALETEIA

Kathleen N. Hattrup - published on 03/12/20

The pope's vicar for Rome released a statement on the evening of March 12

A statement from the Diocese of Rome, from the pope’s cardinal vicar, announced March 12 that all churches will be closed to the public until April 3.

Religious communities are still allowed to use their own chapels, but are not to have visitors in the chapel.

The death toll in Italy jumped past 1,000 people in the last 24 hours, according to reports Thursday.

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