French Catholics hold open air mass to protest COVID-19 restrictions

French Catholics hold open air mass to protest COVID-19 restrictions


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NANTES, France – Catholics held an open air mass in the western French city of Nantes on Sunday to protest against COVID-19 restrictions, under which masses are banned in churches.

Some Catholics also gathered by the Saint Louis Cathedral in Versailles, near Paris, but police banned a demonstration planned by Catholics in the capital.

In Nantes, which is home to one of France’s best-known cathedrals, dozens of people, wearing face masks, knelt down with umbrellas in pouring rain to pray in the central Graslin Square and to support calls for public masses to resume.

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“It is very hard for us. It’s like we are being deprived of our food. We need our spiritual food. When we are deprived of our mass, it is like being deprived of our food,” said Jerome Duchesne, a protester taking part in the ceremony in Nantes.

Duchesne said the masses should resume since churches and cathedrals could easily adopt COVID-19 sanitary protocols, such as

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