- Mar 7, 2021
Scotland’s bishops are calling on the government to allow more worshippers to attend services when churches are allowed to reopen at the beginning of April.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp endorsed legislation Thursday that would bar future governors from limiting in-person religious services during a public health emergency.
Churches and other houses of worship in Rhode Island will soon able to welcome more of the faithful for in-person services and bar areas will be allowed to reopen under the loosening of some coronavirus restrictions announced Thursday by state Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor.
Santa Clara County has again banned indoor worship services out of coronavirus concerns after briefly permitting them because of a federal court ruling.
Citing the “essential and central nature of the eucharistic sacrifice” in the life of the Catholic Church, Detroit Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron Feb. 9 announced the general dispensation from Sunday Mass for Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit will expire March 13.
Two California Catholic bishops applauded the Supreme Court’s Feb. 5 ruling easing the state’s restrictions on indoor worship put in place with the COVID-19 pandemic.