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Vatican cardinal urges religious to obey civil leaders on epidemic measures

March 20, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: The prefect of the Congregation for Religious has encouraged men and women religious to abide by government restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus epidemic. Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz wrote that “the most effective witness we can give is first of all a serene and committed obedience to what is demanded by those who govern us.”

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