The Archdiocese of Chicago says they plan to provide full-time in-person learning five days a week this fall.
A south Georgia priest decided to create a video to encourage his congregation during the COVID-19 pandemic by parodying a song from the popular Broadway show, "Hamilton."
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.
When many churches shut down in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, hardly anyone believed they would stay closed until the end of the year. However, that is now a growing trend for several houses of worship.
Pastor and former Chicago Fire Department official Jerry Jones, 71, is charged with three felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of victims under the age of 18. The alleged victims are now all adults and said they were groped and assaulted repeatedly throughout their childhoods and into their teenage years.
The nuns, ages 69 to 99, included teachers, an author and a secretary in the Vatican Secretariat of State.
Chicago desperately needs the hope of Jesus Christ amid record numbers of violence and death, according to one pastor.
French officials launched an arson inquiry Saturday after a fire broke out in the famed Gothic Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of the western French city of Nantes. The blaze destroyed the organ, shattered stained glass windows and sent black smoke spewing from between the cathedral towers.
Faith leaders are speaking out after California Gov. Gavin Newsom banned singing and chanting in houses of worship last week due to a surge in coronavirus cases following weeks of protests.
Montana police arrested a man who they said pulled down a courthouse Ten Commandments monument with a chain and a pickup truck, according to reports.
Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday with regular congregants for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak began. The congregants had to wear masks, but the Pope did not wear one.
A North Carolina man was taken into custody for allegedly threatening to burn down a predominantly African American church according to the Department of Justice.
Catholic churches in Chicago that reopened this past weekend for in-person services after having been closed to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be allowed to increase capacity this week.
Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory, the first African American archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, condemned President Donald Trump's visit to the Saint John Paul II National Shrine Tuesday, saying the president's visit in the wake of his Monday threats to use military force against protesters "violates our religious principles.“
Pastor Reginald Sharpe Jr. of Fellowship Baptist Church talks about going viral for his adamant stance against reopening in-person services at his church during the pandemic.
President Donald Trump is ordering all churches and places of worship to reopen this Memorial Day weekend. But that order will have little effect in Illinois.
Trump said if governors don’t abide by his request, he will “override” them, though it’s unclear what authority he has to do so.
The Chicago Police Department has fined three churches $500 each for defying coronavirus social distancing restrictions by holding in-person services, making good on Mayor Lori Lighftoot’s warning that the city would “be taking action” against them.
A Chicago pastor is taking a different stance on reopening and his sermon about it is going viral.