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California ends church restrictions after Supreme Court ruling

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California has lifted unconstitutional restrictions on church capacity following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling. “In response to recent judicial rulings, effective immediately, location and capacity limits on places of worship are ...

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As media spins positive news, worry about Covid drops to record low

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According to a new Gallup poll, worry about Covid has dropped to its lowest level since this time last year. Just 35 percent of all Americans surveyed from March 15 to 21 ...

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Missouri and Kansas will not require vaccine passports

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The governors of Missouri and Kansas announced on Monday that they will not institute vaccine passports for citizens. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson said that although he doesn’t support state-mandated vaccine passports, he ...

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Pastor jailed for in-person services is released to applause from other inmates

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Canadian Pastor James Coates, held in prison for holding in-person church services, is speaking out after his release. Coates, a pastor at GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, left the jail to thunderous ...

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Kansas votes to end mask mandate imposed by Gov. Kelly

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Lawmakers in Kansas have voted to end a short-lived statewide coronavirus mask mandate extension put in place by Gov. Laura Kelly. She extended the order last week but a new law allows ...

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Missouri Senate passes amendment to prevent vaccine passports

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The Missouri Legislature is working to ban so-called vaccine passports for travel. An amendment attached to a transportation bill from Sen. Lincoln Hough prohibits Missouri organizations from requiring COVID-19 vaccine documentation to ...

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Just 40 percent who normally attend Easter services will do so Sunday

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The arrival of the pandemic caused major disruptions to Easter services at many churches in 2020. Although churchgoers say they now are more comfortable with attending live services, many still plan to ...

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Missouri Senate bill protects churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits

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A bill protecting churches from frivolous Covid lawsuits is working its way through the Missouri Legislature. Proponents say with recent amendments, it would provide the highest legal protection for houses of worship ...

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Missouri Covid rate drops to lowest in nation

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Missouri has the lowest COVID-19 positivity rate in the nation, Gov. Mike Parson announced on Thursday. “Our seven-day positivity rate is below 4 percent, a long time since we’ve seen those kinds ...

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Missouri tax filing and payment deadline extended

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Governor Mike Parson announced today that the Missouri Department of Revenue is extending the state individual tax filing and payment deadline for the 2020 tax year from April 15, 2021, to May ...

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Christian woman wins Louisiana congressional seat left open by late husband

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Yet another Christian woman will join the U.S. House of Representatives. Republican Julia Letlow won a special election in Louisiana on Saturday to fill the seat of her late husband, Luke Letlow, ...

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One million illegal migrants by summer, warns Congressman

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Illegal border crossings will hit one million by summer. That’s the assessment of the Biden border crisis given by Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) to ABC News on Sunday morning. “It’s going to ...

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Christian journalist among media members questioning access to Biden Administration

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Journalists ranging from a Christian reporter to a writer for “Playboy” are concerned about limited access to the Biden Administration. Dr. Matthew Anthony Harper, a White House investigative journalist who writes for ...

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Regardless of party affiliation, Americans want to reopen schools

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Most Americans want schools to reopen, including majorities of all political persuasions and regions of the country. More than 94 percent of Republican respondents to a Gallup poll said they support providing ...

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Franklin Graham encourages Christians to get COVID-19 vaccinations

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Franklin Graham says he has been vaccinated for COVID-19 and encourages others to do the same. Graham made the comments to ABC News, which examined the divide within the Christian community over ...

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National Sheriffs Association: 50% of migrants have Covid

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As the humanitarian crisis along the southern border grows, disturbing data has been released concerning COVID rates among migrants. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the health authority in Hidalgo County, Texas said “The reality ...

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Church boom? U.S. churchgoers say they’ll return after COVID

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Churchgoers aren’t attending yet at pre-pandemic levels, but most say they value gathering with their congregation and are anxious to do so when the threat of COVID ends. A study of 1,000 Protestant ...

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Canadian pastor will remain imprisoned for holding church service

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Christians around the world are speaking out on behalf of a Canadian pastor imprisoned since Feb. 16 for holding in-person worship services. Pastor James Coates with GraceLife Church of Edmonton was arrested ...

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MSNBC’s Joy Reid continues stoking racial division

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Joy Reid, host of MSNBC’s The ReidOut, continues to stoke racial division even while her ratings nosedive. According to the latest numbers, The ReidOut has lost 20 percent of its viewers just ...

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Here’s what the church may look like when pandemic ends

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From virtual services to community outreaches, the pandemic has led to major changes for most churches. Media consultant Phil Cooke looks ahead to what the church might look like after the pandemic. ...

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New Johnson & Johnson vaccine morally compromised, say Christian bioethecists

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As the CDC and media herald the arrival of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine, bioethics groups say it has ethical issues. The National Catholic Bioethics Center and the United States Conference ...

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Johns Hopkins professor: Covid herd immunity by April

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The coronavirus will be “mostly gone” by April, according to a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Professor Martin Makary, who also teaches at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, says ...

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New Arkansas law protects churches from arbitrary Covid lockdowns

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While other states fight in court for religious freedom during the pandemic, Arkansas is taking the lead in protecting churches. A bill that limits the governor’s power to close churches and that ...

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Churches modifying Ash Wednesday practices over Covid

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The pandemic is complicating plans to mark Ash Wednesday, which will start the Lenten season on Wednesday, February 17. The solemn day — officially known as the Day of Ashes — is ...

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Biden proposes state travel ban while increasing migrant entries

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President Joe Biden is being called out for hypocrisy after he floated a ban on Americans traveling to Florida and other states over Covid fears.  The suggestion comes as his administration prepares ...

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