Mormon Church halts all public gatherings worldwide

Mormon Church halts all public gatherings worldwide

Los Angeles (AFP) - The Mormon Church announced Thursday it is suspending all public ceremonies and gatherings of its members around the world over the new coronavirus pandemic.The church said it took the measures after consulting government and medical officials, and had "sought the Lord's guidance in these matters."The suspension until further notice affects "all public gatherings of Church members" including worship and conferences, a letter to members said."Where possible, leaders should conduct any essential leadership meetings via technology," added the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-d...

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