US priest offers drive-thru confessions

first_imgFather Scott Holmer holds drive-through confessionals in Maryland, with his church closed due to the coronavirus. AFP With his church closed due to theoutbreak, Scott Holmer turned to the tried-and-tested method in this nation ofcar-lovers. WASHINGTON – The United States has longloved its drive-ins and drive-throughs: for movies, fast food, pharmacies andbanking. Now the coronavirus pandemic has added a new one: Catholicconfessions.center_img Every day except Sunday, and if theweather permits, he sits on a wooden chair in his priestly robes in the parkinglot outside his Maryland chapel and does a contact-free confession andblessing. (AFP)last_img

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