Tag: COVID-19

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."

Canadian church fined for second time for violation of gatherings ban

Riverside was first fined for refusing to adhere to a public health restriction on in-person worship last November.

Nigerian Christians are trapped between COVID-19 and terrorism

The United States added Nigeria to its list of countries that have engaged in or tolerated ongoing religious persecution.

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.