One of Ireland’s most senior clergymen has warned that the rise of internet masses during the Covid-19 crisis may leave some less well-off people behind.
Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has warned that the Irish Catholic Church is in danger of excluding the working-class faithful.
It follows a huge rise in many people now getting mass online.
Viewing figures for mass, which is broadcast from St Eunan’s Cathedral in Letterkenny, have been staggering.
Following the restrictions placed across the country due to coronavirus, Mass-goers have been deprived of their usual sermons.
While the broadcasting of Mass on the internet has filled that void for some, Archbishop Martin believes it merely serves to illustrate those in society who are less well off.
Archbishop Martin said that many people simply cannot afford laptop computers to go online and get mass.Tags: