New guidelines begin for Catholic churches in Lawrence County


Churches will only be allowed to open for private prayer

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LAWRENCE CO., Pa. (WKBN) – The Diocese of Pittsburgh is beginning new guidelines that will affect Catholic churches in Lawrence County.

Churches will be allowed to open for private prayer.

Priests will be allowed to hear confessions.

Baptisms will be allowed with up to 25 people present.

Limited funeral masses and weddings will continue.

Live streaming masses will still continue for now.

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