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88-year-old priest reported to gov’t for saying Sunday Mass in Italian village
CASTELLO D’AGOGNA, Italy, March 11, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) ― An elderly Italian priest is in trouble with civil authorities for celebrating a public Sunday Mass. 

Father Antonio Lunghi, an 88-year-old priest of Castello d’Agogna, a small village in Pavia, was reported to the local public prosecutor after offering Mass in the parish church. Eight people were present, apparently violating an ordinance by both civil and ecclesial authorities against saying Mass in public. 

Various provinces and dioceses in northern Italy have suspended public religious services, despite allowing shops, bars, restaurants, gymnasiums, and other businesses to remain open. 

According to Italy’s Il Giorno newspaper, Fr. Lunghi was reported to the public prosecutor by the town’s mayor William Grivel.  “There was no complaint,” Grivel told the media. “Simply some residents told me what happened and I referred the matter to the competent authorities.” Apparently, the people who reported the priest were alerted to Lunghi’s Sunday Mass by the ringing of the church bells. Italy’s La Repubblica reported that the priest did not know about the ordinance against public religious services because he does not use the Internet and thus did not open an email of instructions from the diocese.   
We are approaching a situation in which the government can shut down all masses, and the whole Church complies....

Even the SSPX - as the letter from Fr. Wegner states: "5 .If there are government rulings regarding canceling or reducing the size of gatherings, we will follow the lawful government orders."
I can go to the bar and make merry but I can't go Holy Mass. Clown world.
I do take the Virus very seriously. But the secular government ruling the Church, and the Church fully complying....this is very scary stuff.
(03-15-2020, 02:03 AM)JosefSilouan Wrote: [ -> ]I do take the Virus very seriously. But the secular government ruling the Church, and the Church fully complying....this is very scary stuff.

Well has the Church done anything to seriously combat Liberalism since the 1900s?

So does that mean all the Church has to do is just tell the authorities that it's not church, but it's a bar that only serves Jesus and you have to be a member to receive Him, and the cost is purely donation only...to satisfy secular government requests?

If only the Italians would do to the globalist scumbag gov't what they did to Mussolini and put Salvini in power. Bring back the House of Savoy!
God bless this honorable old priest for saying the Mass in the midst of all these vipers.

If only our cowardly bishops were as strong as this man.

In bed with the politicians to leave the laity to suffer without access to the Sacraments.

Our clergy, bishops, archbishops, cardinals, papacy will all need to answer to God at their final judgment.

A true shepherd never abandons his sheep...
I think that the true church and the globalist new one are beginning to be distinguished quite clearly now
The Chastisement is here guys. There is just something incredibly wrong going on, despite the virus pandemic. I got this feeling when I was one of four people in an empty chapel this morning praying the rosary because our SSPX Mass was cancelled due to Father's illness. It's tough to explain, but I just cannot shake this ominous, anxious feeling.

Never has the Church shut down Masses for plague and knelt to secular government on such a scale.

'Thou shalt say to them: Because your fathers forsook me, saith the Lord: and went after strange gods, and served them, and adored them: and they forsook me, and kept not my law. And you also have done worse than your fathers: for behold every one of you walketh after the perverseness of his evil heart, so as not to hearken to me. So I will cast you forth out of this land, into a land which you know not, nor you fathers: and there you shall serve strange gods day and night, which shall not give you any rest.' - Jeremiah 16:11-13
(03-15-2020, 01:01 PM)JosefSilouan Wrote: [ -> ]Police interrupts mass in Italy

Wouldn't happen under Salvini's gov't, just saying.

Good news though, PornHub has decided to offer free porn to the incarcerated Italians. (sarc)