Tag: COVID-19

International community calls for peace talks in Ethiopia

Tens of thousands of Ethiopians fled to neighbouring Sudan and hundreds of thousands more face the likelihood of food shortage.

San Diego strip clubs reopen while churches remain closed

Many California churches have been fighting legal battles with authorities for months to reopen in-person services.

French authorities want punishments for Catholics praying in front of churches

The Ministry of the Interior announced that believers who meet in front of churches will be fined.

Government restrictions on religion have risen to a record level worldwide

In Asia and the Pacific, most of the countries experienced "government use of force related to religion"

French Christians protest against the ban on liturgy

In the coming days, such prayer protests will be held in many French cities. 

Victims of COVID-19 starve to death in quarantine camps in North Korea

North Korea is ranked as the number one persecutor of Christians in the world by Open Doors 2020 World Watch List.

Police surround the churches in Gabon to impede the resumption of Masses

Weeks after shops reopened, police prevented the faithful from entering the churches that had been reopened by the bishops

Irish authorities have restricted access to Holy Mass once again

Irish bishops pointed out that depriving the faithful from attending the Mass could result in even more anxiety in these times.

The prayer of one million children can change the world

The focus of the prayer is worldwide peace and unity, and the overcoming of the present healthcare crisis all around the world.

"Centre of Hope" reopened in Syria, after the coronavirus lockdown

The centre was established to provide programmes for children and adults to show them that Jesus is our source of hope.