Priests at Gothic cathedral master livestream amid virus threat

first_imgPriest Philippe Rochas, left, and Jean-Benoit de Beauchene pack up livestreaming equipment after holding a closed door Sunday mass at the St. Vincent de Paul church in Marseille, southern France, Sunday, March 22, 2020. AP MARSEILLE – Recent restrictions ongatherings in France to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus have forcedreligious communities to adapt the way they express their faith. “I already realize that the people whosee us online are very happy to have this service, as a kind of comfort,”Rochas told The Associated Press. (AP) This Sunday, however, he sat hunchedover a webcam as he and his fellow priests prepared an empty meeting room tolive-stream Sunday Mass directly to the screens of parishioners confined athome. On a typical Sunday morning, FatherPhilippe Rochas greets roughly 350 worshippers as they trickle into theneo-Gothic St.-Vincent-de-Paul church in the heart of Marseille.last_img read more

BC Wildfire Services responds to fire on Cecil Lake Road on Tuesday

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Wildfire Services responded to a fire Tuesday, April 23, on Cecil Lake Road between 233 Road and 231 Road.Wildfire Services says they received a call at around 12:00 p.m. of a truck that had caught on fire.According to Wildfire Services, the fire from the truck had spread to the grass along the road, causing a grass fire.- Advertisement -The road was reduced to one lane as fire crews worked on the scene.The fire was extinguished and no injuries were reported.For up-to-date information on wildfires and safety, you can visit the B.C. Wildfire Services website.Advertisementlast_img