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UK group asks inquiry into lockdown effects on religion

March 27, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: The Catholic Union, a group founded in 1870 to promote Catholic principles in the UK, has asked that an official investigation into the impact of the Covid lockdown should include a serious study of the effects on religious worship.

In a study last year, the Catholic Union found that 91% of those polled believed that religious services should have been classified as “essential” and exempt from lockdown. A clear majority of 61% said that the closing of churches had adversely influenced their mental or physical health.

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  • Posted by: Randal Mandock - Mar. 30, 2024 12:09 AM ET USA

    The Church panicked during Covid and neglected its primary mission.