Most Hungarian dioceses outside of Budapest are resuming church services with precautions in place, in line with the official easing of restrictions in provincial areas from Monday.
Worshippers are being asked to strictly observe rules such as physical distancing and mask-wearing. Disinfectants are being placed at the entrance of churches.
It is up to the discretion of local bishops to advise people above the age of 65 to stay away from church services.
The dioceses of Esztergom-Budapest and Székesfehérvár as well as the Pest county part of the diocese of Vác have decided to stick to lockdown rules, given the relatively high number of coronavirus infections in these areas.ax
As we wrote before, The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress, originally scheduled to be held in Budapest between September 13 and 20, has been postponed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, a Vatican spokesman said. Details HERE..