The State of Emergency is a Special State of Prevention of the Spread of the Epidemic, Not a State of Panic and Discouragement

Basilica News Agency - 18/3/2020 The Romanian Orthodox Church is gradually and responsibly adapting, depending on the evolution of the situation caused by the epidemic, as all the important institutions in the country do, respecting and promoting in the public space the recommendations of the state authorities. The Church is not only an institution of public utility ...

STATEMENT OF THE CHURCHES OF JERUSALEM FOR COVID-19 VIRUS

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 18/3/2020 A few days ago, the three Major Communities, the Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Custody of the Holy Land and the Patriarchate of the Armenians in Jerusalem published an announcement regarding the Nativity of the Basilica in Bethlehem for the reduction of COVID-19 virus transmission, and yesterday, March 1/14, 2020, all the ...

The Coronavirus and Practical Measures – by Archpriest James Baglien

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 18/3/2020 Archpriest James Baglien of Saint Martin of Tours Church in Corvallis, OR, offered the following advice to his parishioners. We include it here for our readers' reference and application: Dear All: There is much concern about the expanding coronavirus (COVID-19) ...

A Prayer Service for the Epidemic is held by the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 10/3/2020 In response to the coronavirus epidemic, the churches of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem held prayer services after Divine Liturgy on the second Sunday of Great Lent, March 15, 2020. The Chief of the REM, Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), along ...