Covid-19 fear: Roman Catholic Church cancels Palm Sunday procession

Roman Catholic Church of Ranchi district in Jharkhand cancelled the Palm Sunday procession in view of rising Coronavirus pandemic cases. The Church decided to shorten the 1-km walk however later decided to cancel the procession.
Covid-19 fear: Roman Cath 
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Palm Sunday marks the beginning of the celebrations of the Holy Week leading to Easter. On this day, Christians walk a distance of a kilometre and wave olive branches to mark Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem before being crucified.
Christians constitute 6.6% of the Ranchi population. It is more than almost 2% of the State's Christian population.
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