Pope Francis leads haunting Good Friday procession amid lockdown

Pope Francis entered a torch-lit, but hauntingly empty Saint Peter’s Square for a Good Friday (April 10) procession under a lockdown caused by a coronavirus that has claimed 100,000 lives worldwide. The Argentine-born pontiff walked up to his podium flanked by five prison inmates from the hard-hit northern Italian city of Padua and five Vatican … Read more Pope Francis leads haunting Good Friday procession amid lockdown

Christians asked to avoid church congregations in KP

PESHAWAR: The government has asked members of Christian community to offer prayers inside houses as only five or less than five should congregate in churches to ensure social distancing rules for the prevention of Covid-19 pandemic in the province. A notification issued by relief rehabilitation and settlement department on Wednesday said that the government had … Read more Christians asked to avoid church congregations in KP