29 June 2020 – Barrier measures for sacrament celebrations

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Religion
Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Gatherings, businesses, and services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Announcement by a press release from Cardinal Fridolin Ambongo Besungu, Archbishop of Kinshasa, who talks about practical arrangements to allow parish priests to celebrate sacraments including marriages, baptisms of babies, masses as well as confessions and anointing patients in strict compliance with the barrier measures decreed by the authorities following the state of health emergency due to COVID 19.

Overview: Practical arrangements for sacrament celebration while respecting the barrier measures against COVID-19.
Full details here: https://acpcongo.com/index.php/2020/06/29/des-dispositions-pratiques-pour-celebrer-des-sacrements-dans-le-respect-des-gestes-barrieres-contre-la-covid-19/

Type of Justification: Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)