Tag: COVID-19

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.

COVID-19 restrictions "harmed religious minorities", according to USCRIF

The report expains that “the pandemic fostered a wave of misinformation targeting religious minorities.”

Canadian health authorities barricade a church

Earlier this year, the church's pastor was jailed for a month and a half for refusing to respect health restrictions.

Pastor arrested for violating worship restrictions to be released from jail

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Alberta Health Services have been investigating the church.

Fifty-two per cent of Americans volunteered for the first time during a pandemic

Sixty-five per cent of Americans said the pandemic has provided them with a “wake-up call” to reach out to their communities.

Malta's Episcopate cancels Masses for the faithful

Parish offices will only be open for basic services and preferably by appointment only.

Canadian pastor to remain in jail until May for violating COVID-19 restrictions

According to The Edmonton Journal, GraceLife Church has been holding in-person services in his absence.

Half of the churches in the Diocese of Aliwal were robbed during the shutdown

Half of the fifty-five churches in the diocese have been robbed.

Atheist group demands Maryland city to stop opening meetings with a prayer

As C. S. Lewis rightly noticed, "atheists express their rage against God although in their view He does not exist."