Tag: COVID-19

California shuts down church preschool for not enforcing mask mandate

Foothills Christian Church has appealed the closure and a hearing has been scheduled for next Friday.

COVID shots mandated for assisted suicide

For people to be euthanised, they must show proof of having their COVID-19 injections in Germany.

Christian parents face pressure to provide amid renewed warfare in Yemen

Yemen comprises one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, with 233,000 people dead since 2015

Restrictions on religion at high levels worldwide even before lockdowns

Pew found that 43 countries were found to have “high” or “very high” social hostilities regarding religion.

Ugandan church sues government over "draconian" COVID-19 worship ban

In response to an increase in COVID-19 cases, long-serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni enacted strict lockdown measures.

Celebrations in Fatima again under sanitary regime in Portugal

Pilgrims will have limited access to the apparition shrine and candle lighting.

California churches celebrate win for religious liberty

The cases against the measures were filed by the Thomas More Society, a nonprofit law firm defending religious freedom.

Churchgoers fined nearly $75.000 for Sunday worship in Nova Scotia

Testing is soaring and so cases are up; Walmart and Costco are packed, but going to church is a punishable offense.

Pilgrims avoided Ethiopia’s historic churches at Easter

COVID-19 pandemic and recent fighting in Tigray sway tourists away from Lalibela rock churches.

Irish government lifts ban on Holy Mass after five months

The once Catholic country turned out to be the only one in Europe where physical access to the Blessed Sacrament was so limited.