The Great Shutdown 2020: What churches, mosques and temples are doing to fight the spread of coronavirus
This article discusses religious leaders and groups around the world and their efforts to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus and keep their congregations safe. The article discusses decision of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and various Catholic dioceses’ to postpone in-person worship service. Other groups and organizations, such as the Islamic Society of North America are featured, are described including guidelines and postponements recommended by Muslim medical experts and experts of Islamic law. The article also features worship and health guidelines from the Rabbinical Council of America, the Sikh Coalition, and the Sakya Monastery of Tibetan Buddhism.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Burke, Daniel, "The Great Shutdown 2020: What churches, mosques and temples are doing to fight the spread of coronavirus" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Ritual. 13.