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RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

A wave of churches across the US will open for in- person services this Sunday. It's reportedly part of an effort called "Peaceably Gather Sunday" in which congregations look to strike a middle ground in balancing health and safety against the coronavirus and...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

There's a new online café running 24/7 for the next two weeks to provide church leaders worldwide with an opportunity to share their experiences during the coronavirus crisis. Christian charities World Vision and Alpha International came up with the idea.  Access...

Where is Kim Jong Un? Speculation mounts about his whereabouts, health

Where is Kim Jong Un? Speculation mounts about his whereabouts, health

Absent from important national events, North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is believed to be undergoing medical treatment by a team of doctors from China which has limited his public appearances, according to reports, which are being closely monitored by the White...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Religious News Highlights

Religious institutions can contribute significantly to a better understanding of hygiene practices through awareness raising and educational measures.  This is according to coordinator of the World Council of Churches, WCC Ecumenical Water Network, Dinesh...

Have faith, not fear, says Pastor Miles McPherson on Coronavirus

Have faith, not fear, says Pastor Miles McPherson on Coronavirus

California’s Rock Church went solely online for its Sunday worship services due to the coronavirus scare, and the megachurch’s pastor, Miles McPherson, said in his sermon that carefulness was needed, but with faith and not fear. He also interviewed a health official...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

In the face of increasing public health concerns over the spread of coronavirus, some Christians are responding with Bible verses like 2 Timothy 1:7 to calm the growing panic. Meanwhile, many houses of worship also have practical solutions, like adjusting communion...

Have faith, not fear, says Pastor Miles McPherson on Coronavirus

BREAKING NEWS – First imported case of Coronavirus in Jamaica

Jamaica today confirmed its first imported case of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) here in Kingston. The patient is a Jamaican female who had travelled from the United Kingdom, which has cases of COVID-19. She arrived in the island on March 4, presented to the...

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

RELIGIOUS NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

The World Council of Churches, WCC says it will do what is relevant and necessary to avoid spreading the coronavirus to others who can become seriously ill. The WCC is urging everyone to follow the advice of washing their hands frequently with soap and water; practice...