Tag: COVID-19 pandemic

Scottish Evangelical church faces police investigation over worship gatherings

Hope United Church of Motherwell is being investigated for holding worship services that did not follow public health guidelines.

Fifty-two per cent of Americans volunteered for the first time during a pandemic

Sixty-five per cent of Americans said the pandemic has provided them with a “wake-up call” to reach out to their communities.

Malta's Episcopate cancels Masses for the faithful

Parish offices will only be open for basic services and preferably by appointment only.

Christians criticise ban on communal worship in Scotland

If the claim is successful, the Scottish Government could be ordered to let churches open immediately.

Toronto Cardinal demands churches be treated fairly amid restrictions

Cardinal Collins demanded that Ontario Province stop imposing stricter guidelines on houses of worship than secular entities.

Canadian pastor to remain in jail until May for violating COVID-19 restrictions

According to The Edmonton Journal, GraceLife Church has been holding in-person services in his absence.

Canadian church fined eighty-three thousand dollars for in-person worship

Last year, all six elders of Trinity Bible were charged with violating provincial restrictions.

Spanish Church criticises new restrictions on participation in services

Many believe that the pandemic is being used as a pretext to limit the religious freedom of Spanich Christians.

Belgian bishops call for the opening of all churches and chapels

Since mid-December, a maximum of fifteen people have been able to participate in the liturgies.

Arkansas forbids the closing of churches "unless everything else is closed too"

The law allows to impose “health, safety, or occupancy requirements” on churches only if they are applicable to all organisations.