- Jun 18, 2021
The state of California has agreed not to impose greater coronavirus restrictions on church gatherings than it does on retail establishments in a pair of settlements that provide more than $2 million in fees to lawyers who challenged the rules as a violation of religious freedom.
A priest in Wisconsin who has been ignoring COVID-19 gathering restrictions at his masses and criticized Democrats for their stance on the virus vaccines says the leader of the Diocese of La Crosse has asked him to resign.
Sri Lankan churches once again have halted services, church weddings and Sunday schools due to a third wave of COVID-19 infections.
The Irish government said a COVID-19-related ban on Catholics attending Mass will be lifted May 10.
British Columbia had not allowed indoor Masses since November.
Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh on Monday met with the Republic of Ireland’s health minister to discuss a new statute that bans public worship, imposing fines and even jail time for those who attend unauthorized events.