Minnesota Allows Churches to Reopen at 25 Percent Capacity After Catholics and Lutherans Threaten to Defy Governor’s Order Restricting Services to 10 People

Minnesota Allows Churches to Reopen at 25 Percent Capacity After Catholics and Lutherans Threaten to Defy Governor’s Order Restricting Services to 10 People

Days after Minnesota’s Catholic and Lutheran churches publicly declared they would defy Gov. Tim Walz’s order restricting in-person services to no more than 10 people, the state has announced it’s lifting that limitation to let larger groups gather for worship beginning Wednesday.