Religious ceremonies continue at places of worship but at a third of their respective capacities.

Religious ceremonies continue at places of worship but at a third of their respective capacities.

The measures referring to religious ceremonies were published yesterday, Wednesday, 16 September, in the DOGC, stating as follows in Article 5: “Religious ceremonies, including weddings, religious services, celebrations and funeral ceremonies must limit attendance to 33% capacity”. This measure has been in force since 31 July and has been extended every fifteen days, and published in the DOGC.

The decision published in the Official Journal of the Catalan Government (DOGC) this Wednesday sets out the necessary safety measures in Point 5:

Religious ceremonies:

Religious ceremonies, including weddings, religious services, celebrations and funeral ceremonies must limit attendance to 33% capacity.

In addition, that same issue of the DOGC states that a series of other measures will remain in force, such as:

  • The ban on private and public meetings and get-togethers involving more than ten people.
  • The ban on any consumption of food or drink in public-area gatherings involving up to ten people.
  • The ban on the presence of any person at such meetings or get-togethers who has COVID-19 symptoms or who has to self-isolate or stay in quarantine for any reason.
  • And so on

These measures will stay in force for a period of fifteen days.

The other health and safety measures over use of masks and social distancing among worshippers etc., will remain in force: http://justicia.gencat.cat/ca/ambits/afers-religiosos/.

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