Tag: coronavirus

Lawmakers urge Pentagon to protect Christians in military

Religious restrictions have increased in the USA amid the pandemic.

YouTube bans John Piper’s audiobook, ‘Coronavirus and Christ’

The book offers six biblical answers to the question: What is God doing through the coronavirus?

British Parliamentarians urge governments to release prisoners of conscience

ICCPR states that 'Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion'

"Exercising religion is essential" - Trump DOJ sides with Virginia Church

An order from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam bans in-person gatherings of more than ten people.

Polish priest installed a non-contact holy water font in his church

Father Henryk Kowalski encourages people to adapt to this unusual situation and always trust in God.

"This virus seems to go to church but bypasses supermarkets"

The auxiliary Bishop of Lviv referred to the current situation related to the life of the Church during the coronavirus pandemic.

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.

Germany allows churches to reopen but without singing and handshakes

The German Catholic Church announced that a ban on in-person worship services would be lifted, with social distancing maintained.

Free online Bible programme encourages virtual communal Bible reading

Amid the stay-at-home orders, two organisations have launched “Immerse From Home,” a ten-day virtual Bible “book club”.

Pope Francis urges "prudence and obedience" to pandemic protocols

In a letter to the Prime Minister, Italian Bishops said they would "not accept freedom of religion to be compromised."