Archbishop Timothy Broglio Issues Update on Coronavirus Offers dispensation from Sunday Mass obligation for those most at risk; counsels precautions where Mass continues to be celebrated; encourages faithful to persevere in prayer

WASHINGTON, DC — His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio, J.C.D., Archbishop for the Military Services, USA (AMS), issued the following statement today on the impact of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic on the practice of Catholic Faith at U.S. Military installations and the nation’s Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Centers: