It took a virus to make the Internet the largest church in the world. Easter Mass, Sunday April 12, in front of an empty church: in Poitiers (Vienne), a priest gave meet his followers on the internet. It’s always better than nothing. His 2,000 parishioners were there. “We still have a bond that remains despite the situation. It’s still a great chance to have a church that is able to set up things like that ”, rejoices a faithful.
To feel less alone, some have been inventive. In Bastia (Haute-Corse), the priest pasted the photos of his parishioners on the benches of the church. He has been repeating for several Sundays to be ready for Easter. A Christian family from Rodez (Aveyron) connected on Saturday evening for a Easter vigil 2.0. Like them, a billion Christians have reinvented Easter celebrations this year.