A response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement March 23

A message from Archbishop John in response to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement tonight:

“Whilst the Government measures announced this evening by the Prime Minister and endorsed by the First Minister of Wales are unprecedented, they are specifically designed for the health and well-being of the people of our communities and nation.

“We unreservedly urge everyone to follow the instructions given. A fuller statement and further advice will follow as soon as possible but, in the meantime we ask you to continue in your prayers and in your love and care for vulnerable members of our communities. Even though we are apart and inevitably anxious, we must remain strong and resolute in doing all that is asked of us at such a critical time.”