Tag: Holy Mass

Catholic Mass taken off the airwaves in Belarus

The Sunday morning Mass was broadcast by the largest nationwide radio channel in the country.

Barcelona cardinal holds Mass in defiance of government order

Even if all the 500 people who’d been invited to the ceremony attended, the basilica would have only been at 23% capacity.

Belgian Christians still deprived of Sunday Mass but... can go to the zoo!

Will Belgian Christians soon have to hide themselves in order to live their faith as their counterparts from the Middle East?

Polish police interrupted the pilgrimage to the Sanctuary of Jasna Góra

The pilgrims were registered and sent back home by the authorities.

Italians do not just want online religious practices as they miss the community

Italian Christians miss their community but hope that the Church will come out of this crisis enriched spiritually.

French restrictions on the Church have violated the principle of proportionality

It is not yet clear how many people will gain access to Mass and other religious ceremonies because of the restrictions.

Why are so many U.S. states violating religious liberty?

Many cultural fault lines and foundational weaknesses of American theology and society are being exploited during this pandemic.

The faithful can take part in church services again in Spain

The first Mass organised after the introduction of the obligatory quarantine in March were celebrated in Spain on the 4th of May.

Less than ten percent of U.S. Protestant churches held in-person Mass in April

In efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus, most churches in the U.S. halted their in-person worship services.

French bishops express concern about discrimination against believers

The French Episcopate emphasised that freedom of religion is "a constitutive element of democratic life."