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Lector Philip Alviar reads from the Book of Deuteronomy during a private Mass March 17, 2020, inside the empty, 950-seat St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans. New Orleans Archbishop Gregory Aymond canceled all public Masses in the archdiocese to slow the spread of coronavirus. The Mass was aired live on local television and livestreamed at (CNS/Clarion Herald/Peter Finney Jr.)