The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is cancelling processions, Fr. Jerome Secillano, executive secretary of the CBCP’s public affairs committee, told The STAR yesterday.
Secillano said they are aware that processions attract crowds, so in order to spare more Filipinos from contracting the virus, the CBCP felt compelled to cancel the religious activity in all parts of the country.
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