Cancelling Easter services is insult to Christians, say church bodies
SA National Christian Forum vows court action if government’s lockdown curbs force it to abandon services
There is no evidence that church gatherings are superspreader events and, if the government decided to “disadvantage” Easter Weekend services with new regulations, religious leaders would turn to the courts, according to the SA National Christian Forum (SANCF).
Cancelling or reducing the numbers for Easter church services this year is an insult and an attack on the Christian community, SANCF president Bishop Marothi Mashashane told Sunday Times Daily.
The forum, representing 171 churches, maintain there is no evidence to suggest church gatherings are super spreader events...