Pastors and evangelists of several Churches across the State took to social media to preach the Bible as part of Sunday mass because all services being suspended till March 31, 2020, in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic, The Hindu reported.
In support of Janta Curfew, Church followers are not attending the masses. So the Churches decided to reach out to the Church followers through social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook.
According to media reports, In a statement, President of All India Catholic Union-Telangana Roydin Roach said: “As we received the directives from the Archbishop, all Catholics were instructed to stay at home and pray, even though it is Sunday, a day of obligation to attend Holy Mass.”
At the CSI St. Thomas SPG Church, Telugu Pastorate Presbyter-in-charge Rev. P. Solomon Raj teaches the Bible online through Facebook. CSI Garrison Wesley Church, Lal Bazar, too went live. Zakkam Ramesh of the SPG Church said the live streaming was viewed by as many as 500 members of the Church.