According to the plan announced by the Irish Government, places of worship cannot hold public services again until the 20th July. Other countries that have experienced more severe outbreaks are opening earlier. Italy at the end of this month, France at the beginning of June. Austria, which has had a less severe outbreak will have public worship again from May 15. Germany has already permitted public worship again. Mass was celebrated in Cologne Cathedral on Sunday in front of 120 people.
In the link below, the Iona Institute have reproduced with permission, a protocol elaborated by the Italian doctor Paolo Gulisano outlining safety and sanitation measures required to contain the risk of spreading infection when churches reopen for public worship.
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