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.
A church in Troy, New York is facing criticism for holding a raffle giveaway offering church-goers the chance to win an AR-15 assault rifle.
On Sunday, St. Patrick's Cathedral in Manhattan held its first indoor public Mass since the coronavirus pandemic began.
A federal judge has blocked New York state from enforcing coronavirus restrictions limiting indoor religious gatherings to 25% capacity when other types of gatherings are limited to 50%.
The pope noted that most priests were "obedient and creative" during the pandemic, but compared the defiance of some to the behavior of children.
Amid the nationwide wave of protests, U.S. Catholic leaders are among those speaking out against racism. For Black Catholics, there's appreciation for those statements but also a demand for not just words but action.
Pope Francis welcomed doctors and nurses from the coronavirus-ravaged region of Lombardy to the Vatican on Saturday to thank them for their selfless work and “heroic” sacrifice.
The NYPD arrested two teenagers for allegedly spraying graffiti on St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City during protests and unrest over the death of George Floyd.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, just three months after the state of Missouri filed a similar lawsuit.
Catholic schools have faced tough times for years in the United States, but the pace of closures is accelerating dramatically amid economic fallout from the coronavirus.
The NYPD released new photos of two women suspected of spray-painting graffiti on St. Patrick's Cathedral. The photos show the women's faces close up.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is moving faster than expected, allowing him to loosen some restrictions on gatherings in houses of worship.
The Roman Catholic bishop of Brooklyn, already under a church investigation for alleged sex abuse, has been accused by a second man of abuse in the 1970s, when the bishop was a parish priest in New Jersey.
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.“
President Donald Trump is visiting the 200-year-old church near the White House that was set on fire as demonstrators clashed with police over the weekend.
The NYPD is asking for the public's assistance identifying the individuals responsible for vandalizing St. Patrick's Cathedral in Midtown Manhattan during protests over the death of George Floyd.
Pope Francis resumed Sunday Blessing from his window looking out to Saint Peter's Square on Sunday.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced several reopening dates Friday for activities and organizations that have been shut down to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
While faith and science face unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus pandemic, including to their relationship with each other, the two have worked in concert for several experts leading the U.S. government's pandemic response.
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