In Jerusalem the Church of the Holy Sepulchre re-open after quarantine
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in Jerusalem, will re-open after the existing quarantine. The access of pilgrims to the sacred place will be available Sunday at observance of security measures.
A two-month quarantine imposed because of the pandemic coronavirus infection, ends may 24. In a statement, Greek Orthodox Patriarchate notes that the leaders of the three churches followed the development of the situation in the Holy land. Immediately after the opening of the temple will impose certain requirements. Inside it may be no more than 50 people, also is necessary to measure body temperature. However, all, without exception, pilgrims should have a medical mask.
Upon entering the room the faithful are encouraged to comply with the required distance and not to approach closer than 2 m. besides, It is impossible to touch icons, various stones and other sacred objects inside the temple of the Holy Sepulchre.