States are banning the attendance of religious service globally and the catholic church remains silent. No protests against this unparalleled attack on the freedom of faith, no lawsuit, ... nothing. How is this even possible?

Next week will be the first time in history, Easter celebrations will be cancelled almost everywhere. Don't blame the virus.

@stefan I really don't think it's any kind of attack on the faith! Wow.
It's merely prudent. My own bishop ordered the end to all public masses about two weeks and simultaneously supplied a dispensation from our obligation.
Additionally, weeks before the government restricted gatherings to a number, the bishop had cancelled Sunday masses for a month already (also with the dispensation), but left weekday masses and rosaries (fewer parishioners).
@papa wut? Et tu? Certainly will blame the virus!


@gemlog @stefan My boost of Stefan's toot was intended to indicate "something to think about" rather than complete agreement with the opinion. I understand and accept the Prudential aspects of reducing the spread of the coronavirus. I also understand that as a spiritual essence, the grace of the sacrament does not diminish with time, distance, or amount consumed like physical resources. ... (1)

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