The Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Albania, in similar fashion with other Orthodox Churches around the region, announced that cathedrals and chapels around the country will remain open only for personal worship. Daily services have been cancelled, while the Divine Liturgies on Sundays and during the Feast of the Annunciation on March 25 will be celebrated without worshippers at the Holy Trinity chapel in Tirana.
The Divine Liturgy will be broadcast over the Albanian Church’s radio station and via the Internet. The celebration of the Divine Liturgy in Albania will also be celebrated at small Orthodox chapels around the country without worshippers.
On its part, the Patriarchate of Antioch and All the East has commenced an online campaign, entitled «Family: the Joy of Life», to support people who remain at home as part of measures to reduce exposure to the coronavirus.