Federal judge says Mississippi church can hold drive-in services

Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch explains the lawsuit against China. A federal judge in Mississippi ruled Friday that the First Pentecostal Church of Holly Springs can stay open for drive-in services after police issued the pastor a citation for holding Easter services amid the coronavirus outbreak. U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills issued the order after>>>

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Church Where Members Were Fined $500 Each Can Continue “Drive-In” Services After Suing City

It’s not often that a lawsuit results in victory the very same day it’s filed. However, yesterday was one of those days—and it’s a major milestone for religious liberty in this difficult time. Early yesterday, First Liberty Institute filed a federal lawsuit against Greenville, Mississippi Mayor, Errick Simmons, on behalf>>>

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Barr Sides With Mississippi Drive-In Church That Mayor Ordered To Shut Down

Attorney General William Barr is not messing around lately. Days after he put China on blast for their response and handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Barr publicly defended a Mississippi church’s right to hold drive-in services during the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting that a mayor’s ban unfairly targeted its “religious conduct.”>>>

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Seaman, faith leaders criticize limit on church gatherings | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Councilwoman Victoria Seaman speaks during the official opening ceremony for the new Summerlin Area Command on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in Las Vegas. (Elizabeth Page Brumley /Las Vegas Review-Journal) @elipagephoto A Las Vegas City Council member and a group of religious leaders are speaking out against Gov. Steve>>>

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Worshippers Find New Ways To Celebrate Easter As Coronavirus Cancels Gatherings | NBC Nightly News

The faithful celebrated Easter Sunday around the world with church pews largely empty. Congregations instead connected in new ways, including through online streaming, on rooftops and with drive-in services. Original Author: Produced by NBC News and published on 13/04/2020

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Texas church switches to ‘drive-in movie style’ service

MONTGOMERY, Texas (BP) — As pastors across the country wrestle with how to handle services during the COVID-19 crisis, Texas pastor Chris Gober wanted to strike the balance between keeping his congregation safe and bringing them together as a unified family. For First Montgomery Baptist Church, this meant switching the>>>

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Alabama pastor invited people infected with coronavirus into church for ‘faith healing’ treatment – Raw Story

A pastor in Alabama this week invited people who have been infected with coronavirus into his church so that they could be treated with the power of prayer, despite guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control to avoid large gatherings. reports that Chris Bartlett, pastor of the Boaz Church of>>>

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Papal Almsgiver breaks decree, opens Rome church for prayer and adoration

ROME – Just a day after Cardinal Angelo De Donatis announced the unprecedented decision to close all the churches in the Diocese of Rome to stop the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, Papal Almoner Cardinal Konrad Krajewski has done exactly the opposite: The Polish cardinal opened his titular church, Santa>>>

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