- May 12, 2021
A robust 68 percent of Italians said they support the suspension of public Masses to fight the transmission of the coronavirus, with only 23 percent opposed and 9 percent offering no opinion.
St. Michael the Archangel Church in Baltimore’s Upper Fells Point neighborhood is being granted a new life as a brewpub.
Churches appear to be less indispensable to small communities than they themselves are inclined to think. The Dutch Catholic weekly Katholiek Nieuwsblad reached that conclusion after long-term research into the effects of church closure on village communities.
Village churches are closing at an increasing rate in the Netherlands.
When the congregation moved out of a century-old Methodist church in St. Louis, the building could have turned into a vacant eyesore. Instead, Lisa and Dan Macheca bought it and turned it into a bed and breakfast.
A landmark Catholic church in Tacoma will be demolished, church officials said.
An excavator began demolishing the former St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in the Como Park neighborhood about noon Tuesday.
The Netherlands is known for being one of the most secular countries in Europe. The cities went first, but now the often traditionally catholic rural areas of the country are also secularizing fast.