Even if all the 500 people who’d been invited to the ceremony attended, the basilica would have only been at 23% capacity.
Pastor Garry Leist who leads Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley, offered a word of encouragement to his church following the ruling.
The accusation argued that Christians do not have a right to live in India, as India belongs to Hindus.
The office of the Special Envoy for the Promotion of Religious Freedom and beliefs outside the European Union was created in 2016.
First Liberty General Counsel Mike Berry said the change is a “major victory for religious freedom within the military."
Although many U.S. churches closed due to the pandemic, some congregations continued to hold in-person services.
This is the 9th state to pass this law to the legislative assembly, empowering Hindu radicals to attack and intimidate Christians
Believers in many countries face severe challenges, according to the State Department’s Report on International Religious Freedom.
According to USCIRF commissioner James W. Carr, the threats against religious freedom in Nicaragua “remain troubling”.