Tag: USA

Historic St. John's Church vandalised in Seattle

Riots led to the torching of a basement nursery at the historic church, also known as the "church of the presidents".

U.S. Commission recommends “Binding Agreement” to protect religious minorities

Laws against blasphemy in Pakistan have led to both attacks and death sentences for members of Pakistan’s religious minorities

Statue of St. Junipero Serra has been vandalized in San Francisco

Father Junipero Serra was beatified in 1988 by Pope John Paul II and canonised by Pope Francis in 2015.

Planned Parenthood intends to triple spending for Democrats in 2020

According to Planned Parenthood, Biden has vowed to reverse policies enacted by the Trump administration relating to abortion. 

Court rejects churches’ lawsuit against Illinois worship restrictions

Although many U.S. churches closed due to the pandemic, some congregations continued to hold in-person services.

Michael Jackson's daughter to portray Jesus as a lesbian woman in new movie

The petition entitled, “STOP HOLLYWOODS ATTACK ON JESUS” already has 100,000 signatures with a goal of 150,000.

Many U.S. churches have chosen not to return to in-person services

One third of pastors reported that they returned to in-person gatherings, but only about half of the congregation is attending.

Eucharist and tabernacle stolen from North Carolina Catholic Church

Nothing apart from the tabernacle was stolen or damaged, said the parish.

Religious persecution is engulfing the world

Believers in many countries face severe challenges, according to the State Department’s Report on International Religious Freedom.

The U.S. protects doctor's right to refuse abortion or "sex change"

U.S. bishops emphasise that ethical considerations should always be taken into account when it comes to legal procedures.