The individual was arrested and taken to custody.
Churches will remain open for individual prayer throughout the day.
Present public health restrictions in the province of Manitoba allow gatherings of a maximum five people.
The Ministry of the Interior announced that believers who meet in front of churches will be fined.
In the coming days, such prayer protests will be held in many French cities.
Irish bishops pointed out that depriving the faithful from attending the Mass could result in even more anxiety in these times.
The Sunday morning Mass was broadcast by the largest nationwide radio channel in the country.
Even if all the 500 people who’d been invited to the ceremony attended, the basilica would have only been at 23% capacity.
Will Belgian Christians soon have to hide themselves in order to live their faith as their counterparts from the Middle East?