Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Britain Moves To Coronavirus Closures, Including Churches

Yesterday in Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced stay-at-home restrictions for the country to combat the spread of COVID-19. He said in part:
To ensure compliance with the Government’s instruction to stay at home, we will immediately: .... we’ll stop all social events​, including weddings, baptisms and other ceremonies, but excluding funerals.
The Church of England quickly announced that all of its churches would close immediately. [Thanks to Law & Religion UK for the lead.]