Patriarchate of Georgia – Patriarch calls on believers to observe social distancing rule and wear face masks in churches
The Georgian Patriarchate released a statement regarding the second wave of spread of the coronavirus in the country.
In connection with the second wave of the pandemic, with blessing of Catholicos-Patriarch of Whole Georgia, the Patriarchate addressed church officials, priests and believers.
“It is necessary that the believers observe social distancing rule and wear medical face masks when being in a church, while those who do not feel well or belong to a risk group, refrain from attending church services. If special need, a priest may visit them at home,” reads the statement.