Chile - Reopening of National Temple of Mary Help of Christians in Santiago
Santiago, Chile - November 2020 - After 8 months of closure, on 8 November the National Shrine of Mary Help of Christians reopened its doors to the faithful with the Eucharist presided over by Fr José Toledo, Economer of the Salesian Province of Chile (CIL), and concelebrated by Fr Bernardo García, Rector of the Shrine. Before the reopening, the temple was subjected to rigorous cleaning and disinfection. 50 people attended the Mass, in compliance with the safety protocols established by the health authority. The celebration was broadcast on the Shrine's Facebook page and reached over 4,000 faithful in more than 8 countries.