John Gubbins, the school’s headmaster, said: ‘We follow the Catholic Diocese programme for religious education which pupils are taught for ten to 15 per cent of the week.’ … [Read more...] about The Catholic primary school where 90 per cent of the pupils are Muslim
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Glide shut down its sanctuary and dining room 12 weeks ago but has continued to offer its daily meal service as curbside pickup for prepacked meals. Everything else is done remotely. White envisions Glide eventually reopening as a hybrid of online and live services. Given social distancing guidelines, the sanctuary will be able to hold 100 maximum, not the 600 to 700 that might cram in for one of its raucous Sundays. … [Read more...] about Bay Area churches keep services online, though state allows them to reopen
During a cholera epidemic in 1832, President Andrew Jackson refused to accede to demands from religious leaders to declare a day of national fasting and prayer. “I could not do otherwise,” he declared, “without transcending the limits prescribed by the Constitution for the president; and without feeling that I might in some degree disturb the security which religion now enjoys in this country in its complete separation from the political concerns of the General Government.” … [Read more...] about Will the Supreme Court Force States to Let Churches Reopen?
"Who would do such a thing? Why would anyone want to destroy a sacred place where the faithful venerate God in their own way, in a way that does not intrude on others' rights or disrupt their lives?" Waldrop wrote. "But critics tell us that we are selfish, and that by gathering we are endangering other people who might believe differently." … [Read more...] about Mississippi pastor says church was burned down ‘to shame us for worshipping together’
In a news briefing on Monday, WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said that in light of a paper published last week in the Lancet, that showed people taking hydroxychloroquine were at higher risk of death and heart problems than those that were not, there would be “a temporary pause” on the hydroxychloroquine arm of its global clinical trial. … [Read more...] about The Latest: California has guidelines for church reopenings