After lockdown, Italy’s bishops to seek new ways to engage parishioners

By Carol Glatz

Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Italy’s bishops will need to help their communities participate more in parish life and return to taking part in the sacraments in ways that continue to respect evolving measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus, according to their conference leadership.

After summer vacations end and autumn begins, the bishops are invited to “work together in order to create the conditions for being open to new forms of the church’s presence,” said a letter sent to the nation’s bishops.

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