Any congregation, religious or otherwise, is the exact anti-thesis of social distancing the battle against coronavirus demands. Whether the church cult in South Korea, prayer service in Louisiana church, Tablighi Jamaat gathering, super-spreader Punjab preacher or Yogi Adityanath in Ayodhya – there is neither divine cover nor forgiveness for human stupidity.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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