Peter Comensoli doesn’t like the phrase social distancing. The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne understands that physically, we need to keep our distance to slow the spread of the virus. He also believes that, as a community, this is a time to draw closer to those in need.
“If you are socially distancing, it leads to personal distancing, to hunkering down in your own little corner and leaving everyone else to fight it out as best they can,’’ he says. “This is the absolute heart of the Christian calling; how might I go out to people, in safe but creative ways, so that people don’t feel isolated and alone.”
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Source: The Melbourne Age 19 March 2020.