According to an statement by the New York City Department of Education, remote learning will continue for students and teachers through Spring Recess, which was originally scheduled for April 9 through April 17.
As hospital staffs across the country battle the coronavirus outbreak, many are turning to their faith to carry them through long, difficult days.
The embattled Tampa megachurch pastor who was arrested Monday after leading packed church services the day before -- despite social distancing orders from the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office -- says he is canceling this coming Sunday's services.
In the midst of a global pandemic, many people are turning to their faith for guidance and calm during these uncertain times.
A Pennsylvania pastor said Tuesday he plans to organize an outdoor “Woodstock”-like service in protest of coronavirus stay-at-home orders and following the arrests of multiple pastors in the U.S for allegedly violating such orders.
A field hospital was being constructed in Central Park on Sunday to deal with the influx of patients in New York City hospitals due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Cheers and applause could be heard on a Tampa megachurch's livestream Sunday from a few hundred people inside The River at Tampa Bay Church. The church is refusing to close its doors despite a "safer at home" order in effect in Hillsborough County.
The mayor said the city has gotten reports of a small number of religious communities are still ignoring the rules banning gatherings and continue to hold group services.
Before the virus outbreak, about 40 survivors would come daily to Nachas (Yiddish for “joy”) to receive legal assistance, study Torah, exercise, get counseling — and to eat. All activities were suspended as New York state asked residents to stay at home unless they have vital reasons to go out.
Two priests in New York City have reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Diocese of Brooklyn.
Videos posted on social media platforms purport to show weddings and prayer groups going on as usual in heavily Orthodox Jewish neighborhoods in Brooklyn.
Pastors across the United States delivered sermons to empty pews Sunday as houses of worship adjusted to the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, with the Vatican indicating that the holiest week on its calendar will look vastly different next month.
While the coronavirus threat has disrupted religious services for many worshipers in New York City, others remain determined to practice their faith, especially at a time like this.
At Bay Church in Concord on Sunday, religious leadership was offering drive-through services so that people can stay in their own cars but still attend service.
All of the masses at nearly 300 parishes in New York State have been canceled this weekend, due to the coronavirus outbreak.
Officials with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Thursday that all gatherings of church members, worldwide, will be suspended until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
After a deadly tornado swept through the heart of Tennessee last week, killing dozens and injuring many, the Nashville area and surrounding communities are pulling together with faith and resilience.
Pope Francis will deliver his next two public blessings via video to prevent crowds from gathering as a precaution against the spread of the coronavirus.
Vatican City was hit by the virus, with the tiny city-state confirming its first coronavirus case Friday but not saying who was infected. The Vatican has insisted Pope Francis, who has been sick, only has a cold.
A rising number of churches across the United States are making changes in response to the coronavirus outbreak, including a decision by numerous Catholic dioceses to suspend the serving of wine during Communion.