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Citing Covid, Tokyo archdiocese asks Olympic athletes to stay away from churches

July 21, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The Tokyo archdiocese has dropped plans to provide for the spiritual needs of Olympic athletes visiting the city, because of a rise in Covid cases. Priests will not be allowed to enter the Olympic Village, a special Mass in the Tokyo cathedral has been cancelled, and Archbishop Tarcisio Kikuchi asked athletes “to refrain from visiting churches.”

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