An FBI investigation is underway as four officers have been fired after a white officer pinned his knee against the unarmed 46-year-old black man named George Floyd's neck as he struggled to breathe. Jon Steingard, The lead singer of a Christian rock band, Hawk Nelson, and son of a pastor officially expressed his renouncement of faith on Instagram on May 20, Wednesday. A church in Berlin has opened the chapel to Muslim worshippers who are not able to gather altogether at the mosque because of coronavirus restrictions on the gatherings, BBC reported. CDC, or The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention released guidelines on Friday following President Trump's public announcement of recognizing houses of worship as essential places providing essential services. On May 22, President Trump declared that houses of worship will be considered essential places that provide essential services allowing gatherings to take place in religious locations like churches, synagogues, and mosques. In the short five-minute ceremony, President Trump celebrated Memorial day at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetry. On Thursday, President Trump declared houses of worship as an "essential" and demanded governors to let churches reopen "right away." Governor Inslee's office responded hours after trump Trump threatened to "override" state leaders' restrictions if they do not do so by the weekend. California Governor Gavin Newsom issued new guidelines on Memorial Day for reopening houses of worship as the state's coronavirus cases continued to climb after President Trump declared them "essential" and pressured governors to reopen them "right away." On Friday, President Donald Trump labeled churches and other houses of worship as "essential" during the coronavirus pandemic, calling on governors to reopen religious institutions for services this weekend even though some areas remain under coronavirus lockdown. The Trump administration on Monday has warned the United Nations to stop "promoting" abortion using the coronavirus pandemic to advance access to the medical practice. Persecution.org introduced two former Muslim Iranian women who were saved by Jesus Christ. They decided to spread Word of God to other people; they actively involved in evangelizing and smuggling Bibles in Teran. Eventually, they have been caught by police and sent to the notorious Evin Prison, comm… According to a national pastor panel, pastors are certain their church will survive the crisis. This national pastor panel was initiated by Barna Group, a leading research organization focused on the intersection of faith and culture. With America partially open during the COVID-19 pandemic, the stock market tells us that the economy is looking towards a brighter tomorrow.
5 Cases That Successfully Defended Religious Freedom Against Government Intervention During COVID-19
Many cases arose during the pandemic in which freedom was taken away by the government. Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) has successfully defended the freedom of Christians. Here are five victories that have been published by ADF Archdiocese of Saint Paul & Minneapolis recently published the plan to permit parishes to reopen the services to the public masses and defy the state's "stay-home" order that forbids religious gathering of more than ten people.