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The Role of Religion in Facing Covid-19

Social distancing in this situation would be wiser than vice versa. Behind that, there are moral and religious values that can be realized.In self-isolation, we are reminded of the importance of togetherness as humans.

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People wearing face masks amid concerns over the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, walk through an alleyway in Seoul on (24/3/2020).

Lee Man-hee, the leader of the Jesus Shincheonji Church in South Korea, bowed and knelt before a press conference. The leader of one of the country’s Christian sects apologized in front reporters and the public for the role of their followers in the spread of COVID-19 in South Korea.

Critics accused his church of blocking efforts to fight the virus outbreak. Previously, Lee said that the coronavirus was an "evil act" that inhibited the growth of his church (BussFeedNews, 2/3/2020).

Syahnan Rangkuti
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