As Covid-19 cases continue to rise across South America, a video of a church in Peru filled with portraits of people who have died due to the infection has left netizens emotional.
According to an ABC news report, the Archbishop of Lima, Peru, filled the church with portraits of over 5,000 people from all walks of life, including doctors, police, firemen and sweepers, even an infant, who died due to the ongoing pandemic.
In the 39-second clip, which has now gone viral on social media, the cleric can be seen walking around the church and offering prayers for those who have lost their lives.
Watch the video here:
— ABC News (@ABC) June 16, 2020
Since being shared online, the clip has garnered over 36,000 views and left many downhearted. Covid-19 has killed at least 6,400 people in Peru and there have been more than 225,000 cases, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker.
Wow, that’s really sad. RIP to them and thoughts go out to their families🙏🏼😞
— Don 🏈🇵🇭🇺🇸🏀⚾️ (@sf_game) June 16, 2020
That’s just heartbreaking. RIP, all, & my condlances to so many families in their grief. I wish I had better words, or anything better, to offer them.😭🌹
— Mortal Wombat (@ProgressiVAlien) June 16, 2020
Feel so sorry for everyone and for the world….
— Crystalliu (@Crystal62322562) June 16, 2020
This is heartbreaking
— Jack (@codeforun678658) June 16, 2020
— hoganyu (@hoganyu1) June 16, 2020
May God bless them and their families. 🙏🏻
— Carola (@CarolaPedreschi) June 16, 2020
RIP to souls of them.
— Nizel Micheal (@MichealNizel) June 16, 2020
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