he measure took effect this weekend as France relaxes some virus restrictions, but it faced opposition by places of worship and the faithful for being arbitrary and unreasonable. Even before the ruling, several bishops had announced they would not enforce…
By Associated Press
Trump and his reelection campaign continue to lean heavily on pitches to Christian voters, with the president asserting the baseless claim that Biden and Democrats are hostile to religion.
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
An interfaith coalition is pressing the world’s largest brewer to remove the name of a Hindu god from a popular beer that dates to the late 1800s.
By William J. Kole, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia has never canceled the hajj in the nearly 90 years since the country was founded.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
The COVID-19 pandemic forced many to find ways to work remotely. And our partners at southern California station KCET found a priest in Santa Clarita who is putting his passion for technology to work. The story is part of their…
Todd Johnson is the youngest pastor in Warren, Ohio, and preaches at the oldest black Baptist congregation in Trumbull County. He says he has always felt driven to help the people he serves, especially during difficult times -- such as…
By Robert Jablon, Associated Press
Churches can resume in-person services but worshippers will be limited to 100 people and they should wear masks, avoid sharing prayer books and skip the collection plate under state guidelines released Monday.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Striking changes in Communion will take place at Catholic and Protestant churches across the United States over coming weeks as restrictions on large gatherings –- imposed because of the coronavirus outbreak –- are gradually eased.
By Judy Woodruff, Courtney Norris, Alison Thoet
Throughout the pandemic, restrictions on social gatherings have forced those who observe major religious holidays to find new ways to practice their faith. How is COVID-19 changing places of worship? Judy Woodruff talks to New York University’s Imam Khalid Latif,…
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