The U.S. Supreme Court handed down an order Thursday that could affect the future of indoor religious services for churches in California.
U.S. Catholic bishops are meeting this week for their annual fall assembly, with the Vatican report into the rise and fall of ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick one of their main topics for discussion
Calvary Chapel has been hosting weekly indoor service with about 600 people who are not wearing masks or social distancing, county officials said in a statement on Friday.
A sheriff's office in Mississippi said 17 inmates were baptized last week in what they hope will be a "new start."
Pope Francis endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time as pope while being interviewed for the feature-length documentary “Francesco.”
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone performed the ritual before some 150 supporters before holding a special Mass inside St. Raphael Catholic Church and an expected march to a Planned Parenthood clinic.
Video captured thousands of people in downtown Nashville, many of whom were flouting social distancing guidelines and not wearing masks, attending a worship concert.
Francis on Sunday laid out his vision for a post-COVID world by uniting the core elements of his social teachings into a new encyclical aimed at inspiring a revived sense of the human family.
With the coronavirus pandemic, seats will be empty at synagogues and temples throughout California.
Grace Community Church in Sun Valley held a packed morning service Sunday, defying a court order directing them to refrain from holding indoor services due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Valley Baptist church had already been hit with $15,000 in fines for two church services held on Aug. 23 then one on Aug. 26, according to the East Bay Times reports.
A Santa Clara County church has been fined $10,000 for violating health restrictions and holding indoor services during the pandemic.
More than 40 people at an Alabama Baptist church were infected with the virus the congregation held a series of religious services.
Father Joseph Ilo also brought politics into the fray, noting that stoking fear about the deadly virus is raging during an election year. "Those who control the media have stated a vitriolic opposition to our incumbent president," he wrote.
The nuns, ages 69 to 99, included teachers, an author and a secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Pastor Greg Fairrington, leader of 3,500-members Destiny Christian Church outside of Sacramento, said he plans to continue holding in-person services despite Newsom's second shutdown announced Monday.
The Vatican issued a long-awaited manual for bishops and religious superiors on conducting in-house investigations into allegations of priests who rape and molest minors and vulnerable adults.
One such gathering occurred last Saturday, where Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone convened about three dozen worshipers to lament what he called the "blasphemous" toppling of the controversial statue of Junipero Serra.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, just three months after the state of Missouri filed a similar lawsuit.
Reverend Johnnie Clark with Word Assembly Church in East Oakland said it's a matter of life and death.