Estonian church leader calls for sounding of church bells to urge govt to reopen churches

  • 2020-05-02
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN - Archbishop Urmas Viilma, head of the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church, invited ministers of religion and congregations  on Saturday to sound church bells next week in order to urge the government to enable the reopening of churches and holding of religious services. The significance of the sounding of bells will depend on the government's action, Viilmaa said. "If we receive a message that we can invite people to attend services again and take part in the sacrament with the congregation while adhering to the rules in effect, ...
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