Devastated by the news, parishioners fear that the consecrated host may have been taken to perform satanic rituals.
The new rules for the celebration of the Holy Mass say that singing is "allowed but not recommended."
Bp. Bernard Ginoux's strongly worded letter received widespread attention in the French Catholic media.
The auxiliary Bishop of Lviv referred to the current situation related to the life of the Church during the coronavirus pandemic.
Prof. Tück noted that anti-clerical movements use the coronavirus pandemic to diminish the importance of priestly service.
The faithful participated in the Mass sitting in their closed cars.
“We continue to pray together for the sick who suffer from this epidemic,” Pope Francis declared.