South Africans celebrate national prayer day: "Lord heal our country"

South Africans celebrate national prayer day: "Lord heal our country"

- South Africans have taken to social media to share their prayers on the National Day of Prayer

- The country will move to lockdown level 3 and President Cyril Ramaphosa has given the country a special message

- Many people have shared their prayers online, asking for the country to be healed

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Today is National Day of Prayer and South Africans have taken to social media to share their prayers with the country as we move to lockdown level 3.

Briefly.co.za learned that President Cyril Ramaphosa had a special message for South Africans for National Day of Prayer.

“We recognise and appreciate the important role the faith comm has played in the provision of spiritual relief and social support. Much of it has been done under diff circumstances with minimal resources. In such a time of crisis, the noble values that are shared by all faith communities have really come to the fore,” he said.

Social media users had the following in their prayers:

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In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that the government has confirmed that congregational worship will be allowed when South Africa moves to Level 3 on 1 June.

President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Tuesday night.

Recognised places of worship - including churches, temples, mosques and synagogues - may resume services but congregations will be limited to 50 people, Ramaphosa said.

The president emphasised that all religious organisations needed to put protocols in place for the thorough cleaning of places of worship before and after services.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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