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www.newser.com_Swine flu fears have prompted a church to ban peace..._291281-6-20090908131055(Newser Summary) – Churches nationwide are bracing for cases of swine flu, with one in Cincinnati banning peace handshakes during Mass, the Enquirer reports. The Catholic church passed out a flier telling parishioners not to shake with their neighbors during the “sign of peace” or clasp hands during the “Our Father” prayer. At least three other Cincinnati churches are considering similar measures, as are schools and churches across the US, notes the AP.

 

Matt Cantor

Sources: Cincinnati Enquirer, Associated Press

Written by dnnnewshound

September 9, 2009 at 10:33 am

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