Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Ky. Gov. Andy Beshear Must Allow Drive-In Church Services

Appeals Court Unanimously Rules Ky. Gov. Andy Beshear Must Allow Drive-In Church Services

CINCINNATI (Christian News Network) — The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously ruled that Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear must allow churches to hold drive-in services, partly siding with a church where troopers had placed violation notices on every car in the parking lot on Easter Sunday. The church had allowed members to either sit inside or […]

‘The Lord Is My Shepherd’: 100-Year-Old Woman Recovers From Coronavirus

‘The Lord Is My Shepherd’: 100-Year-Old Woman Recovers From Coronavirus

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (Christian News Network) — A 100-year-old woman with asthma recently beat the novel coronavirus, and her family is crediting their Christian faith for her survival. Edith Brachman turned 100 last summer and moved into a nursing home over the winter. Last month, she tested positive for the coronavirus. Brachman’s granddaughter, Kelly Venner, took […]

Johnson County, Illinois Sheriff: ‘We Will Not Force Any Business to Close’

Johnson County, Illinois Sheriff: ‘We Will Not Force Any Business to Close’

VIENNA, Ill. (WSIL) — Johnson County Sheriff Pete Sopczak announced Thursday evening his department’s stance on enforcing the extension of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a post on the department’s Facebook page, the sheriff’s department said, “We will not force any business to close or arrest anyone for conducting […]

US, Canadian Conferences of Catholic Bishops ‘Consecrate’ Nations to Mary, Ask Her to Intercede Amid Pandemic

US, Canadian Conferences of Catholic Bishops ‘Consecrate’ Nations to Mary, Ask Her to Intercede Amid Pandemic

WASHINGTON (Christian News Network) — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops have joined together to “consecrate” their nations to the care of Mary on May 1 and to ask that she intercede to Jesus during the COVID pandemic. Evangelicals believe that such practices are unbiblical as the Bible […]

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Claims: ‘Abortion Is an Essential Healthcare Service’

Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden Claims: ‘Abortion Is an Essential Healthcare Service’

(Christian News Network) — During his women’s town hall event on Tuesday, which featured 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, current Democratic candidate Joe Biden claimed that abortion is an “essential healthcare service” during the coronavirus pandemic and that states shouldn’t be “using public health crises to infringe on a women’s constitutional rights” to abortion. “[W]e […]

‘Unconstitutional’: Kentucky Attorney General Rebukes Gov. Beshear’s Halt on In-Person Church Services

‘Unconstitutional’: Kentucky Attorney General Rebukes Gov. Beshear’s Halt on In-Person Church Services

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Christian News Network) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has filed an amicus brief in support of a local church and against his own governor, stating that Andy Beshear’s blanket halt on in-person church services, without taking into account the size of the gathering or the distancing between attendees, is “unconstitutional.” “These restrictions […]

U.S. Marriage Rate Hits Historic Low

U.S. Marriage Rate Hits Historic Low

(U.S. News & World Report) — The U.S. marriage rate reached a historic low in 2018, according to federal data spanning more than a century. Social and economic shifts in the U.S. are visible through the lens of the country’s marriage rate, measured as the number of marriages per 1,000 people. That rate has fluctuated […]

Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

Anglican Bishops Prohibit In-Person Chaplain Visits With Sick During Coronavirus Crisis, Suggest Video Calls Instead

LONDON (Christian News Network) — Some are expressing objection after several Anglican bishops signed a letter stating that volunteer chaplains within their jurisdictions may not make in-person visits to sick or dying patients during the coronavirus crisis but should rather minister via video chat. Those who disagree with the bishops state that Christians need to […]

‘Thank You, Jesus’: Pa. Woman Who Spent 11 Days on Ventilator Credits God, Prayer for Recovery From COVID

‘Thank You, Jesus’: Pa. Woman Who Spent 11 Days on Ventilator Credits God, Prayer for Recovery From COVID

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (Christian News Network) — A Pennsylvania woman is crediting God and the prayers of her family and friends for pulling her through a battle with the novel coronavirus as it was thought that she might not survive. Lisa Fields, a custodian at Hutchinson Elementary School in Uniontown, told local television station WTAE that she […]

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