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Public worshop suspended – Archbishop of Canterbury

In Britain, the Archbishop of Canterbury has announced that public worship is “suspended until further notice”, but a Church of England spokesman said weddings and funerals could still go ahead.

Justin Welby, who is the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, said in a joint statement with John Sentami, Archbishop of York, that it was now necessary to put public services on hold until further notice

But they added: “We may not be able to pray with people in the ways that we are used to, but we can certainly pray for people. And we can certainly offer practical care and support.”

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