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

    31-Mar-2021   
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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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