The COVID-19 pandemic is causing much harm and concern, especially to the vulnerable, both at home and abroad. You may have seen the latest press announcement released last night by the Prime Minister and by the Bishops Conference for England and Wales today. If not, please click the link below:
In response to this announcement Bishop Philip Egan has issued a new decree that is now law for this diocese of Portsmouth to all clergy and lay faithful of the diocese. All of the provisions come into place with immediate effect.
Pastoral Letter and Decree
Bishop Philip Egan
Bishop of Portsmouth