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No handshakes: Viral outbreak spooks Asian places of worship

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what on earth is the pount if that? the priest is handing the parishoner the Host... then the worshipper puts it in his mouth... checkmate!

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Churchgoers were advised to avoid hand contact and receive the Eucharist, which symbolizes the body of Jesus Christ, in the hand instead of the mouth.

Correction: In Catholic teaching, the Eucharist does not symbolize the body of Christ.

According to Catholic teaching, it IS the body of Christ.

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Figures are so far from being up to date by now.

Going to your religious activity is the same as doing any non-essential activity.

So why talk about it ?

Are they going to make an article for all exhibitions or events to take place ?

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