German bishops jolted by government’s ‘hard lockdown’ for Easter
March 23, 2021
CWN Editor's Note: The president of the German bishops’ conference says that the hierarchy was “taken by surprise” by the government’s announcement of a “hard lockdown” order that will close churches during Holy Week and Easter. Bishop George Bätzing criticized the government’s move, saying that “services are not an afterthought.” He said that the German bishops would confer about their response.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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