Maryland gov. no longer calls churches ‘non-essential,’ still prohibits Sacraments

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Maryland gov. no longer calls churches ‘non-essential,’ still prohibits Sacraments

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, April 2, 2020 ( LifeSiteNews) – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has issued new “interpretive guidelines” revising former official directives which had deemed clergy and churches as “non-essential” due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state has relaxed restrictions on certain activities, but continues to prohibit Sacraments such as Baptisms and the Anointing of the Sick.