NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS Hand sanitiser replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead.
NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS Hand sanitizer replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass went ahead.
NAIROBI/FREETOWN/LAGOS, March 22 Hand sanitiser
replaced holy water at Nairobi's Holy Family Basilica Catholic
Church, and attendance was far lower than usual, but Sunday Mass
"God's intention is that we worship him in the church,"
preached Father David Kamumue to about 300 people, instead of
his usual congregation of some 5,000.
"Let us pray. May God keep us safe."
In Kenya, where there have been seven confirmed cases of
coronavirus, the government has imposed restrictions including
closing schools and has urged people to practice social
distancing as it tries to prevent the disease from spreading.
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