Jonathan Reid, a professor of chemistry who is leading a research team at Bristol University in the United Kingdom is looking into virus transmission and singing. Reid stated how important it is to know how many particles spread during singing or regular talking.
Pro-life groups applaud Trump administration advisory board for rejecting fetal tissue research proposals
Numerous influential pro-life groups have come out in strong support of a decision by a federal ethics board to reject 13 out of 14 applications for fetal tissue research funding, including both grants and contracts. Groups such as the National Right to Life, U.S bishops pro-life committee, and S… Backed up by a conservative legal group, many churches in California and Minnesota filed lawsuits this week against the governors of their states challenging restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. ABC News reported "Across the country, the vast majority of churches have cooperated … On Monday, Jay Shepard, a "Catholic Donald Trump Republican" from Vermont, made a statement during an opening prayer for the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, describing Donald Trump and Mike Pence as "gifts" from God to the Republican Party. "Thank you, O Lord, for all… Pastor Andy Stanley of Atlanta's North Point Community Church announced that his church decided to suspend services until 2021. Regarding that issue, some members accused him of "bowing to Caesar" and "left-wing, Marxist agenda" Christian Post reported that Pastor Andy Stanley uploaded a video ex… Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an order to have Istanbul's medieval Church of the Holy Saviour in Chora be converted into a Muslim house of prayer. This order follows another recent order to convert the Hagia Sophia into a Mosque as well, both seemingly done to increase support… The President's approval amongst white evangelical Protestants has decreased in recent months, though when asked about which way they would vote, many Protestants would still vote Trump. Redeemer Presbyterian Church recently purchased a multi-family building for $30 million in an all-cash deal, making it the second largest real estate deal on the Upper East Side this year. The new location will join the current family of Redeemer churches which includes Downtown, Lincoln Square, Eas… Renton Prep Christian school will proceed with mixed online and in-person instruction. The independent downtown Renton school has 140 students, making in-person much more viable than at larger public schools. This past week, Southern Evangelical Seminary released a statement outlining their stance on the Black Lives Matter movement and the current issues of racism and social injustice. "Southern Evangelical Seminary and Bible College (SES) stands for the inherent value of all human life (Gen. 1:27) … Open Doors UK & Ireland, an anti-persecution charity is honoring Dalia, a resident of the Nineveh Plains in Iraq, who faced the adversity of persecution in her homeland. On a night in August 2014, Dalia and her family were forced to flee from their home after the Jihadist group ISIS, otherwise known… Earlier this summer, Governor Gavin Newsom released a closure order banning large gatherings and demanding many businesses and organizations to cease in-person operations. Among those affected were churches, who have had to move to online services and worship. However, some see this order as an in… Renton Prep Christian School will begin the school year with in-person learning despite the warnings of local governments. On Friday, August 21st, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo stated that he has his "fingers crossed" that schools in the state are safe for the reopen for the fall semester; however, he admits he questions whether he would send his own children back to a New York City schools while the coronavirus pandem… In Malaysia, the Bahasa language is spoken by the majority; however, the country does not have a Bible available in the Bahasa language. According to The Persecution, the bibles in Malaysia were "written in the country's official language, Malay - in which the word for God is "Allah," as it is i…