Mass S. Korea wedding defies coronavirus fears


In sickness and in health: Couples wearing face masks attending the mass nuptials held by the Unification Church at the Cheongshim Peace World Centre in Gapyeong. — AFP

Gapyeong: Thousands of couples – some in facemasks – tied the knot in a mass Unification Church wedding, despite concerns in over the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

The church founded by Sun Myung-moon – revered as a messiah by his followers – distributed face coverings to the 30,000 crowd, but only some donned them.

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