The Vatican said Sunday that its conventional Easter week parties will be held this season without worshippers on account of the coronavirus.
“Due to the present global public health crisis, all of the liturgical celebrations of Holy Week will occur with no physical presence of the faithful,” that the Prefecture of the Pontifical Household stated in an announcement.
The office is responsible for coordinating all Pope Francis’s general program and his viewers together with heads of state and other dignitaries.
The Vatican also stated: “Until April 12, the overall crowds and the Angelus presided over by the Holy Father is going to be accessible just in live streaming to the official Vatican News site.” According to the most recent tally late Saturday, there were 1,441 deaths in Italy because of COVID-19, and over 21,000 Italians have tested positive.
Italy is your hardest-hit European nation up to now from the pandemic.