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This question was not easy when it was asked, but has a clear answer since 19 March 2020. Before it was often announced that there will be norms on this topic, last 2011 in Universe Ecclesiae n. 25 (as in Geremia's answer). Additionally there were privileges for individuals and communities to commemorate the new saints (as the example in Ken's answer). So ...


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What measures do Catholic dioceses take at Mass during viral outbreaks? First of all it will depend on the severity of a particular outbreak in a particular geographical location or diocese. For the most part, a particular national conferences of bishops would make up some general guidelines for a particular ecclesiastical region. Nevertheless a local ...


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I'm in England. "The Catholic Church in England and Wales has issued national guidelines" (BBC, 2020-03-05). Do not rely on my answer for safety advice. The latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidelines are available online, from the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales. I quote Version 3 (2020-03-09). At this time it says we are officially at ...


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