Tag: COVID-19 lockdown

Incidents of Christian Persecution spike as India emerges from lockdown

These incidents include physical assaults, damage to Christian properties, and threats issued by radical Hindu nationalists

Many U.S. churches have chosen not to return to in-person services

One third of pastors reported that they returned to in-person gatherings, but only about half of the congregation is attending.

A record number of vandalised temples has been recorded in 2019 in Spain

Not less than forty-six churches were vandalised in Spain last year.

Series of attacks on Christians in Central India reported

Anti-Christian incidents by radical Hindu nationalists have taken place, including violent assaults, threats and fines.

After recovering from COVID-19 Burkina Faso cardinal calls for relief for Africa

In his country, Burkina Faso, Christian communities have been forced to live under threat of Jihadist terrorism in recent years.

English cardinal: It is ‘now time’ to open churches for private prayer

“We are told that these openings are based on the need to encourage key activities to start up again. Why are churches excluded?"

Bishops get death threats for criticising Downing Street adviser

Some of the Church of England’s most senior bishops have reported receiving hate mail and death threats

Catholic and Lutheran churches to defy Minnesota ban on worship

Catholic leaders stressed that they worked with their Lutheran colleagues to devise the sanitation plan.

Cardinal Müller: "Some forces want to use a pandemic to suppress the church"

"Why would going to the church be more dangerous than going to the supermarket?" wonders the German Prelate

Vatican museums will open to the public on the 1st of June

The Vatican museums and gardens have been closed for three months.