Tag: Holy Mass

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."

Italian Episcopate criticises government decisions regarding Mass

From the 4th of May, the "second phase" of the fight against the pandemic will come into effect in Italy.

Italian priest refuses to interrupt Holy Mass despite police intervention

The priest explained that the faithful participating in the Mass were the family of a person who died of a coronavirus infection.

The pandemic cannot tear us away from Holy Mass, says Polish bishop

The Polish cleric encouraged the faithful to participate actively in the Holy Mass broadcasts on TV or online.

Michigan: a priest celebrated Mass in a parking lot in front of the church.

The faithful participated in the Mass sitting in their closed cars.