The Most Rev. Robert Flock is the bishop of the Diocese of San Ignacio de Velasco in Bolivia. Originally a priest of the Diocese of La Crosse, Wis., he has served for 32 years as a missionary in Bolivia. He holds an S.T.L. in Biblical Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University.
In discerning the necessity to avoid contagion in comparison with the need to offer access to the sacraments, it is necessary to comprehend what is at stake in each area.