Pew found that 43 countries were found to have “high” or “very high” social hostilities regarding religion.
In response to an increase in COVID-19 cases, long-serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni enacted strict lockdown measures.
Pilgrims will have limited access to the apparition shrine and candle lighting.
The cases against the measures were filed by the Thomas More Society, a nonprofit law firm defending religious freedom.
Testing is soaring and so cases are up; Walmart and Costco are packed, but going to church is a punishable offense.
COVID-19 pandemic and recent fighting in Tigray sway tourists away from Lalibela rock churches.
The once Catholic country turned out to be the only one in Europe where physical access to the Blessed Sacrament was so limited.
The report expains that “the pandemic fostered a wave of misinformation targeting religious minorities.”
Earlier this year, the church's pastor was jailed for a month and a half for refusing to respect health restrictions.